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Greek PM Mitsotakis Drops Clearest Hint Yet of Snap Elections

On Tuesday, Greece's PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis dropped the clearest hint yet that he is considering holding a snap general election almost a year before it's due. The conservative premier said that although his intention is to stay in power until...

Greece, Cyprus Say They Won’t Follow Turkey in Escalating Tension

On Friday, the leaders of Greece and Cyprus sought to reduce tensions with Turkey amid increasingly belligerent rhetoric from the Turkish President, insisting that the best way to counter such talk is through "calm and composed determination." Greek Prime Minister...

Greece Braces for Summer of Tension with Turkey

Greece is bracing for a prolonged period of tension with Turkey following the recent visit of PM Kyriakos Mitotakis to the U.S.. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has turned up the heat with personal attacks against Mitsotakis, increased overflights over...

Russia Joins Turkey in Attack on Greece Targeting PM Mitsotakis

Russia blasted Greece and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday for the statements he made during his recent visit to Washington as relations between the two countries reach a new low. Greece’s anti-Russian stance is “a show of faith in...

PM Mitsotakis Vows to Defend Greece Amid Turkey’s Revisionism

On Wednesday, during his visit to Davos at the World Economic Forum, Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed to defend his country's sovereignty in the face of Turkey’s mounting revisionism. In a discussion with President of the Forum Borge Brende...

Greece an “Irreplaceable Ally”, Turkey “Important Partner”, US Says

The US continues to encourage its allies in NATO, including Greece and Turkey, to work together in order to preserve peace and security in the region, a U.S. State Department spokesperson said on Tuesday. The spokesperson called on the two...

Erdogan Says Greek PM Mitsotakis “No Longer Exists” to Him After US Visit

On Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis "no longer exists" to him after his visit to the US. While in the US, Mitsotakis criticized Turkey, although not explicitly, and appealed to lawmakers to...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Delivers Historic Address to U.S. Congress

On Tuesday, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis delivered a historic address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress, the first ever by a Greek leader. Senators and Representatives offered multiple standing ovations for a speech that had it all:...

Greece To Buy US F-35’s But After 2028, Officials Say

On Monday, Greek government sources confirmed that Greece has decided that the fifth generation fighter aircraft of the Air Force will be the US F-35. Speaking to the Athens-Macedonia News Agency (AMNA) the same sources said that PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis...

Greece – USA Ties “Stronger than Ever,” Biden and Mitsotakis Affirm

President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis affirmed that the U.S. - Greece relationship is "stronger than ever" during the meeting of the two leaders at the White House on Monday. Biden congratulated Mitsotakis on 201 years of Greek...