Showing posts with label Greece. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Greece. Show all posts

Monday, September 14, 2020

Ankara Doesn’t Expect EU Sanctions over "Dispute" with Greece: Turkish FM

Ankara Doesn’t Expect EU Sanctions
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that the European Union is unlikely to impose sanctions on Ankara over its territorial claims in the eastern Mediterranean Sea.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Leaders of EU Mediterranean States Support Expansion of Sanctions Against Turkey

Leaders of EU Mediterranean States Support Expansion of Sanctions Against Turkey
The summit of the seven Mediterranean countries of the European Union (EU-Med) expressed full support and solidarity with Cyprus and Greece in the face of Turkey's confrontational actions, and also proposed expanding sanctions against Ankara, according to the summit's declaration.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Greece is responding calmly and with readiness both on a diplomatic and on an operational level

Greece is responding calmly and with readiness
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused neighboring Greece of “sowing chaos” in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea, contested by the two nations based on overlapping natural resources claims.

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Brussels Urges Turkey to ‘Immediately’ Cease Drilling Activities in Eastern Mediterranean

Brussels Urges Turkey to ‘Immediately’ Cease Drilling Activities in Eastern Mediterranean
Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, urged Turkey on Sunday to stop its resumed drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, Xinhua reported.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Greece warns Turkey of readiness to ‘defend its sovereign rights’

The Greek Foreign Ministry announced that Athens urged Turkey on Monday, to stop illegal actions in the eastern Mediterranean, and that these activities are provocative and undermine peace and security in the region.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Greece Ready to Go to The Hague Court Only Over Maritime Zones Delineation With Turkey

Greece Ready to Go to The Hague Court Only Over Maritime Zones Delineation With Turkey
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the delineation of maritime zones and exclusive economic zone is the only disputed issue in relations with Turkey, adding that Athens is ready to settle this disagreement in the International Court of Justice at The Hague.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Friday, July 6, 2018

German coalition drops plan for migrant holding centres

German coalition drops plan for migrant holding centres
Germany's ruling coalition has agreed on a faster procedure for screening migrants at the border, dropping the idea of creating new holding centres.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Greek Coalition Government’s Majority Drops After Lawmaker Defects

Greek Coalition Government’s Majority Drops
The Greek coalition government’s majority fell to 152 lawmakers in the 300 seat parliament on Tuesday after a member of the right-wing Independent Greeks (ANEL) party resigned.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Iran Suspends Relations with Greek Football Federation

Iran Suspends Relations with Greek Football Federation
Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has announced the suspension of relations with the Greek Football Federation after it cancelled a planned friendly match between the two sides in May.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Merkel urges Rome to back eurozone - Solutions , such as in the case of Greece, can be found

Solutions , such as in the case of Greece, can be found
With voters in Italy now headed for the latest in a quick succession of national elections, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging whoever ends up running the country to continue to support the European Union's eurozone.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Fugitive Turkish ex-soldier detained after asylum in Greece suspended

Fugitive Turkish ex-soldier detained after asylum in Greece suspended
A Greek court on Jan. 8 suspended the asylum status granted to a former Turkish soldier, who is accused by the Turkish government of plotting the July 15, 2016 coup attempt along with seven others, and detained him, saying it will make a final decision on the fugitive on Feb. 15.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Greek gov't appeals committee ruling to grant asylum to Turkish soldier

eight Turkish servicemen who had fled to Greece
Greek government announced on Saturday that it filed an appeal against a ruling issued by an independent administrative committee to grant asylum to one of the eight Turkish servicemen who had fled to Greece after the failed coup attempt in Turkey in 2016.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Anger over Greek plan to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia

Greek plan to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia
A political dispute in Greece over a controversial arms deal with Saudi Arabia is deepening, with opposition politicians and critics decrying plans to sell 66m euros ($78.7m) worth of surplus missiles and bombs to the Arab Gulf country.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

EU Launches New Aid Scheme for Greece to Help Refugees with Rent, Cash

It will increase the number of refugees living in rented apartments in Greece up to 30,000
The European Commission offered 209 million euros ($245 million) in new emergency aid for Greece on Thursday to help refugees stranded in the country rent homes and pay for basics with a cash card.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

El Eurogrupo acuerda €8.500 millones de rescate para Grecia

El Consejo de los ministros de Economía y Finanzas de la eurozona, el Eurogrupo, acordó conceder a Grecia un nuevo rescate de 8.500 millones de euros, comunicó a Sputnik una fuente entre participantes del evento.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Greece ratifies austerity bill before Eurogroup meeting

Greek parliament on Thursday approved an austerity bill for new pension cuts and tax hikes through 2020, ahead of Monday's Eurogroup meeting in Brussels to continue vital loan payouts and start talks on debt relief.

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