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Greece Refutes Turkey’s Claims in the UN Over Status in the Aegean

Greece sent a letter to the UN in response to a similar move made by Turkey earlier in July, refuting many of the claims it made.

Ankara Accuses Greece of Violating Lausanne Treaty in Aegean Islands

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar accused Greece on Thursday of violating the Treaty of Lausanne by keeping troops on the islands of the Eastern Aegean Sea. Speaking with the opposition Sozcu newspaper, Akar said that ''We do not threaten Greece but...

Greek President Rules Out Lausanne Treaty Changes

President Prokopios Pavlopoulos has ruled out any changes to the 1923 Lausanne Treaty which set Greece's borders in international law. Speaking on Thursday, Pavlopoulos was quoted by the Athens-Macedonian News Agency as saying: "With regard to Turkey: We seek friendship and good neighbourly...

Pavlopoulos: 'There are no Gray Zones in the Aegean'

The Treaties of Lausanne and Paris show clearly that there are no grey areas in the Aegean Sea, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Sunday, during an event on the island of Spetses where he was declared a honourary citizen. "From...

President Pavlopoulos: Challenging the Lausanne Treaty Is Like Challenging the EU Borders

Challenging the Lausanne Treaty is like challenging the borders of Greece and the European Union, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said in Lisbon. Pavlopoulos who is paying an official visit to Portugal made these statements at the official dinner hosted in...

Tsipras to ‘Politika’: Only Mutual Respect Can Build Sound Bilateral Relations

Good bilateral relations between countries can only be established on the basis of mutual respect, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was reported as telling Serbian newspaper “Politika,” in an exclusive interview on Monday, ahead of his official visit to...

Pavlopoulos: Turkey Must Respect Greece's Borders, Europe's Borders and Treaty of Lausanne

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos in an interview with Portugal's RTP TV called on Turkey to respect both the history and their friendship. "We should not just say that we are good friends, but we have to prove it," he...

Betty Harlafti Travels to Switzerland to Perform Works by Mikis Theodorakis

Born in Athens, Greece, Betty Harlafti has traveled the world giving concerts in everything from encompassing Greek composers, lyrical performances, traditional Greek music such as rebetiko and jazz. Although the Greek Mezzo-soprano is perhaps best known for her collaboration with...

Spyros Louis Silver Olympic Cup Exhibited in Lausanne

The silver cup awarded to Spyros Louis, the first Marathon Winner at the inaugural Modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896, is exhibited at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne. The formal presentation of the silver cup took place on Sunday,...

Spyros Louis Silver Cup Travels to Olympic Museum in Lausanne

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation announced that the Silver Cup awarded to Spyros Louis, the first Marathon Winner at the inaugural Modern Olympic Games in Athens, in 1896, has been temporarily moved to Switzerland. The cup will be exhibited at...