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Is Turkey the New Iran?

By now, no one could have any doubt that Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a shady agenda and he pays absolutely no attention to warnings by international organizations or other national leaders. What is becoming more and more obvious is that...

US State Department “Deeply Concerned” Over Turkish S-400 Missile Test

The US State Department on Tuesday announced that it was "deeply concerned" that Turkey may test the Russian S-400 missile system that it purchased last year. The weapons system, which was purchased from Russia despite the protestations of many...

Turkey's Behavior is a Challenge to NATO and All Europe, Greek PM Says

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis told visiting NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday that Turkey's actions "threaten the peace, stability and cohesion of NATO itself." "We discussed everything that has happened in recent months in the Eastern Mediterranean," Mitsotakis said...

Greece and Turkey Agree on Mechanism to Avoid Eastern Med Accidents

According to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, the countries of Greece and Turkey have now agreed upon a mechanism that would allow them to avoid any accidental incidents in the Eastern Mediterranean, like the one which occurred between a Greek...

US, EU Pile Pressure on Erdogan to De-Escalate Crisis with Greece, Cyprus

The tension generated by Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean in recent months has subsided as Ankara is feeling pressure from the EU and the United States to deescalate and proceed to talks with Greece. On Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

NATO Chief Refuses to Condemn Turkish Violations of Greek Airspace

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has once again sided with Turkey when CNN journalist Hala Gorani asked him three times about Turkey violating Greek airspace and he refused all three times to answer the question claiming that Ankara is under...

Why Greece Resists NATO-Initiated Talks with Turkey for Now

"Of the many statements President Erdogan has issued, I hold one, with six clear words: Provocations stop, then discussions can commence," said Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday. The Greek prime minister issued the statement during his meeting today...

Greece Tells NATO that Equal Distance Policy with Turkey is Not Acceptable

The policy of keeping equal distances between Greece and Turkey is not productive and is detrimental to our country, said Greek Defense Minister Nikos panagiotopoulos on Wednesday. “NATO’s policy of equal distances is detrimental to our country, but also to...

Erdogan Criticizes Greece After Turkish Vessel Crosses Continental Shelf

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, spoke out against Greece on Saturday, August 15, regarding the country's interest in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Aegean as well as Libya. In an official statement, Erdogan emphasized how Turkey would not back down to...

Greece Rallies Friends and Allies as it Requests Emergency EU Meeting Over Turkish Aggression

Greece requested the European Union on Tuesday to hold an emergency meeting of the bloc's foreign ministers over Turkey’s continuous aggression in the southern Aegean and East Mediterranean Sea. The decision was announced after a meeting of Prime Minister Kyriakos...