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Kammenos Warns ''We Will Crush'' Turkey

In response to the recent series of incursions and airspace violations committed by Turkish fighter jets over several Greek islands in the eastern Aegean Sea, Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos sternly warned Turkey against further violations of the country's integrity...

Mitsotakis: Meeting With Turkish PM Yildirim 'Substantive and Sincere'

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a "substantive and sincere" conversation with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Monday, as part of Yildirim's visit to Athens. The two officials discussed, among other issues, Greek-Turkish relations, migration and Cyprus....

President Pavlopoulos to Erdogan: Treaty of Lausanne 'Finally and Irrevocably' Determined Both Greece's and EU's Borders With Turkey

  "The rhetoric of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan directly or indirectly undermines the Treaty of Lausanne and the Greek-Turkish relations as well as the EU-Turkey relations," Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Tuesday at a ceremony for his declaration...

Meeting Between Tsipras-Davutoglu Concluded

The meeting between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was completed on Thursday. Tsipras underlined the importance of cooperation between Greece and Turkey on the handling of refugees flows. On his side, Davutoglu agreed on the...

Tension in Greece, Turkey Determined to Claim Energy Reserves

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated he is determined to claim rights to energy reserves inside Cyprus' exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Tension between Turkey and Greece continued on Sunday, when the Commander of the Turkish Naval Forces, Admiral Bulent Bostanoglu,...

Athlete Asks for Support to Swim from Smyrna to Greece

Alper Sunaçoğlu, a veteran Turkish swimmer stated that he wants to swim from Smyrna to Athens in order to contribute to Greek-Turkish relations. However Sunaçoğlu didn’t receive the support he expected from the Swimming Federation in Turkey, so he...

Turkey Chides Greek Foreign Minister for his Statements on Greek-Turkish Relations

The Turkish Foreign Affairs Ministry has issued an announcement chiding the Greek Foreign Minister, Stavros Dimas, for his statements on Greek-Turkish relations during the latter’s meeting with the Secretary General of NATO last Thursday in Athens. “It is known by...

Greece Wins Two Nations Rowing Cup Champion

Greece won this year’s Two Nations Cup Rowing champion (8+ with coxswain) hosted in Istanbul, after an exciting race against the Turkish national rowing team. The rowing race began at 10 a.m. on Sunday, October 23rd in the Golden Hall...

Architects “Design” Greek-Turkish Friendship

5 teams of architects, each one consisting of 2 Greek and 2 Turkish representatives worked together on joint architecture projects during a 10-days seminar in Kos under the guidance of the Technical Institute of the Dodecanese and the Turkish...