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Greek Government Chides Group Raising Flags on Aegean Islets

The Greek government has distanced itself from the initiative taken by a group of Greeks to raise their country's flag on islets in the eastern Aegean. Government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said that the country's foreign policy "cannot be implemented by...

Greek Flags Raised on Islets 'in Honor of Fallen Pilot'

The Greeks who raised the country's flag over uninhabited islets in the eastern Aegean say they did it to honor Giorgοs Baltadoros, the fighter pilot who lost his life when his Mirage fighter crashed off Skyros last week. Speaking to...

Greece, Turkey in 'Undeclared War' in the Aegean

Greece's Deputy Defense Minister said that Greece and Turkey are in an "undeclared war" in the Aegean following the claims by Ankara that its forces removed a Greek flag from an islet. Speaking to Greek state radio on Monday evening,...

Greek Flag Still Flies Over Aegean Islet (photos)

New images appear to contradict claims by the Turkish government that its forces removed a Greek flag from an islet in the eastern Aegean. A Greek flag was seen still flying on top of the highest peak in Mikros Anthropofas,...

Turkish Opposition Chief: 'Is Pserimos Greek?'

  Turkey's main opposition leader has issued a strong call for the country's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to clarify whether 18 islets in the Aegean Sea in fact belong to Turkey. Leader of the secular Republican People's Party, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, made...

Greek Government Plan to Give Life to Uninhabited Aegean Islets

The General Secretariat of Aegean and Island Policy announced in parliament a draft plan to make uninhabited Aegean islets habitable and offer incentives to that effect. The prospect includes 28 islets in the eastern Aegean, the sovereignty of which is...

Greece's Ionian Islets First to Go Under Privatization

While Greeks are struggling with major financial problems, some international investors have found the perfect moment to buy a small part of heaven in the crystal clear waters of the Ionian Sea and the Ambracian Gulf. The islet Pera Nissi...