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Eleftherios Venizelos: The Leader Who Expanded Greece’s Borders

Born in Mournies, Chania on August 23, 1864, Eleftherios Venizelos served seven times as Greece's prime minister. For most people, he was viewed as the country's most important politician because he expanded Greek borders and brought Constitutional reforms that...

Turkey Disputes Sovereignty of 152 Greek Islets

Ankara has issued a list of 152 Greek islets, disputing their sovereignty and the international treaties that have established the status quo in the Aegean. The list is called EGAYDAAK, the acronym for "Egemenligi Anlasmalarla Yunanistan'a Devredilmemis Ada Adacıkve Kayaliklar",...

State Dept: The US Supports the Sovereignty of Greece

The United States of America supports the sovereignty of countries like Greece and Turkey as a matter of principle, the American government said in comments to national Greek broadcaster ERT's correspondent in Washington DC, concerning the Treaty of Lausanne. The...

Turkish President Erdogan Arrives to Greece with Unreasonable Demands

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives to Greece today (Thursday) likely to challenge the Treaty of Lausanne and have some other unreasonable demands, according to a recent interview to a Greek journalist. In an interview to Alexis Papahelas aired on...

PM Tsipras Meets with Turkish President Erdogan

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Beijing at the Four Seasons Hotel on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation organized by the Chinese government. Representing Greece there will...

Turkish FinMin Accuses Greek President of Provocative Statements

The Turkish Foreign Ministry in a written statement said that recent comments by Greece's President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos show "lack of knowledge of basic international rules." Turkey's reaction followed a statement by the Greek president who said that...

Turkish News Agency Denounces Greek Chief of Staff After Flag Raised on Oinousses

The Turkish provocations continue as Sozcu newspaper reported on Friday, that just days after taking office, the new Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff, Alciviades Stefanis, made a provocative visit to Oinousses with Greek troops and raised the...

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...

Turkey Issues Warning Against Greek Government's Plans to Inhabit Aegean Islands

The first official response from Turkey to Greece regarding the Greek government's announcement this week for plans to inhabit 28 inlets in the Aegean sea came on Thursday from the Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Huseyin Muftuoglu. Muftuoglu said in a...

Turkish President Makes New Provocative Statements About Borders

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeated comments about the Treaty of Lausanne, likening the recent tragedy Turkey experienced with the 1923 international agreement. On Thursday, Erdogan said that the recent bloody terrorist attacks that cost dozens of lives caused him...