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Mitsotakis and Erdogan Agree to Meet at NATO Summit

Just a day after his electoral victory, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has reportedly agreed to meet with his Turkish counterpart President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at an upcoming summit next month. In recent years, tensions between Greece and Turkey had...

Spain and Poland Withdraw From Military Drills with Occupied Cyprus

Spain and Poland have withdrawn from military drills that would have included units from the occupied side of Cyprus, the so-called Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). The "Anatolian Phoenix" exercise is held by Turkey twice a year. One...

Will Erdoğan Survive Turkey’s Elections?

On Sunday, May 14, the Turkish general elections will decide whether incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan retains his seat. Erdoğan's main rival is Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the leader of the opposition. Political commentators are billing the 2023 election as the...

Leaked Documents Show Turkish Intelligence Ramp Up Spying in Greece

Turkey's intelligence agency, Milli İstihbarat Teşkilatı (MIT), have expanded covert activities in Greece according to the Nordic Research Monitoring Network (Nordic Monitor). This is despite a tentative period of rapprochement between Athens and Ankara following the devastating earthquakes in...

Earthquake Diplomacy Sparks Hopes of Normalization Between Greece and Turkey

In recent years, relations between Athens and Ankara have arguably reached their lowest point since the two countries nearly went to war in 1995 Imia crisis. However, there are growing hopes that a recent showing of goodwill in the aftermath...

Three Greek Rescue Volunteers Detained in Turkey

Three Greek rescue volunteers have been detained in Turkey, according to Greek and Turkish media sources. The news was first spread by the Progressive Lawyers Association (ÇHD), a group based in Turkey. The three detainees are volunteer rescue workers from...