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Pompeo Solidifies US-Greek Relations in Visit with Foreign Minister Dendias

Greece and the United States reaffirmed their excellent bilateral relations and mutual desire to further deepen cooperation in a series of areas on Monday, in a meeting of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Greek Foreign Minister Dendias. The areas...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Meets With Pompeo on Hagia Sophia, East Med Tensions

Elpidophoros, the Greek-Orthodox Archbishop of the Americas, met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday at the State Department. Discussing issues ranging from the takeover of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul to peace in the Mediterranean, the talks were...

Widespread Praise After US’ Lifting of Cyprus Arms Embargo

Nations and Greek organizations around the globe welcomed the US' lifting of the arms embargo against the nation of Cyprus on Monday while Turkey deplored the action, vowing to "take the necessary counter steps to guarantee the security of the...

US to Lift Arms Embargo on Cyprus After 33 Years

The United States has moved to end its 33-year-old arms embargo on Cyprus, according to reports coming out of Cyprus and the US on Tuesday. United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the surprise announcement in a telephone call...

Greece Terms US Secretary of State — Turkish FM Meeting "Constructive"

While speaking to reporters on Monday, Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas said that it is clear that Greece's partners throughout the world condemn the recent Turkish provocations in the Mediterranean. "We are defending our sovereign rights, always with respect for...

US Secretary of State Pompeo Meets With Turkish FM Cavusoglu

Cale Brown, the spokesperson for the office of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday, August 16 that the Secretary had met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in the Dominican Republic. The statement read: "Secretary Pompeo and...

Turkish Actions in Mediterranean the Subject of Pompeo-Dendias Meeting in Vienna

After a meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo late on Friday, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias stated to the press that he hoped that all the nations involved in the current tense situation in the eastern Mediterranean...

Turkey, Iran Angered Over UAE Opening Diplomatic Relations with Israel

  It was announced at the White House on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates has now opened diplomatic relations with Israel as part of a joint US/AUE/Israel agreement signed on Wednesday. President Trump stated to interviewers that the groundbreaking deal...

State Department Says US “Deeply Concerned” About Turkey’s “Provocative Actions”

In a statement released on Monday, the US State Department voiced its condemnation of Turkey's most recent actions in the Eastern Mediterranean as it sent the vessel Oruc Reis to probe for oil and gas just to the south...

Erdogan’s Move on Hagia Sophia a “Deep Affront to Christians Around the World”

American officials reacted angrily on Friday to the decree by Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to change Hagia Sophia's status from a museum and World Heritage site to a mosque.  The leadership of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued...