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

Monday, January 25, 2021

Greece, France sign $3bln warplane deal in ‘clear’ message to Turkey | Al Arabiya English

Greece, France sign $3bln warplane deal in ‘clear’ message to Turkey

Greece and France signed a 2.5-billion-euro ($3 billion) warplane deal on Monday as part of a burgeoning arms program to counter Turkish challenges in the eastern Mediterranean.

Thursday, December 24, 2020

UN Publishes Greece-Egypt Maritime Deal Disputed by Turkey, Athens Says - Sputnik International

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(Sputnik) - The Greek Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the United Nations had published the Greek-Egyptian agreement on the delimitation of the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) between the two countries.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Dendias: In Libya, our concern was preventing a Turkish military base opposite Crete – Libyan Address Journal

In Libya, our concern was preventing a Turkish military base opposite Crete


Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias, in an interview with To Vima, discussed Germany and sanctions, illegal immigration, and even the situation across the Mediterranean in Libya.

Germany against arms embargo on Turkey, says FM Maas - AA

Germany against arms embargo on Turkey

Germany is against Greece's demands of imposing an arms embargo on Turkey due to tension in the Eastern Mediterranean, the German foreign minister said on Dec. 22.

Friday, December 18, 2020

US backs EastMed pipeline to supply gas to Europe — RT

US backs EastMed pipeline to supply gas to Europe

 The US has given its support to the EastMed pipeline project that is expected to deliver natural gas from offshore Israel via Greece and Cyprus to the wider European market.

Friday, December 11, 2020

Macron Warns Against Destabilisation as Turkey Rejects New EU Sanctions over Maritime "Dispute"- FarsNews Agency

French President Emmanuel Macron told EU ministers Friday, addressing the new sanctions against Ankara, that the bloc will not tolerate destabilising actions in its orbit.

Friday, December 4, 2020

Greek FM: Turkey’s moves to ease tensions ‘unconvincing’ | Al Arabiya English

Turkey’s moves to ease tensions ‘unconvincing’

Turkey’s recent moves to de-escalate a clash with Greece and Cyprus over east Mediterranean energy reserves are “unconvincing” and European Union leaders need to take action that will prompt Ankara to heed international law, Greece’s foreign minister said on Friday.

EU chief says members to weigh Turkey sanctions | THE DAILY STAR

European Council chief Charles Michel said Friday that Turkey has not de-escalated its stand-off with Greece in response to diplomatic outreach and warned EU member states would now consider sanctions.

Monday, November 30, 2020

Turkish exploration vessel returns to port ahead of EU summit - hurriyetdailynews

Turkish exploration vessel returns to port


Turkey’s research vessel Oruc Reis has returned to the port of the southern province of Antalya after finishing seismic studies in the eastern Mediterranean, less than two weeks before a European Union summit where the bloc will evaluate possible sanctions against Ankara.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Italy's Di Maio Urges Global Community to Stop Foreign Meddling in Libya - Sputnik International

Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio on Wednesday called on the international community to stop foreign interference in the Libyan crisis, noting that unilateral actions by Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean has been affecting the situation in Libya.

Sunday, November 22, 2020

France says Turkey's 'soothing declarations' not good enough | THE DAILY STAR

France said Sunday it expects Turkey to de-escalate international tension with actions instead of words ahead of an EU decision on possible further sanctions against Ankara.

Greece's daily COVID-19 deaths set record - China.org.cn

Greece's daily COVID-19 deaths set record

Greek authorities announced on Saturday 108 deaths from COVID-19 within 24 hours, hitting a record high and pushing the death toll since the country registered its first infection on Feb. 26 to 1,527.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Turkey extends seismic survey work in Mediterranean area to 29 November - Ahram Online

urkey extends seismic survey work in  Mediterranean area

Turkey said it was extending the seismic survey work of its Oruc Reis ship in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean until Nov. 29, in a move that could add to tensions in the region.

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Egypt, Greece see eye to eye on Libya, regional threats, bolstering cooperation- Ahram Online

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Wednesday "there is consensus" between Egypt and Greece to stand against regional threats.

Greece, Egypt to welcome "more decisive" U.S. involvement under Biden | THE DAILY STAR

Greece and Egypt, which angered Turkey by reaching an agreement on natural resources in the Eastern Mediterranean, will welcome more decisive U.S. involvement in the region under President-elect Joe Biden, the Greek prime minister said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Greek government prepares more curbs to contain COVID-19 spread | One America News Network

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to announce new restrictions to curb a resurgence in COVID-19 cases, government officials said on Wednesday.

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Death toll rises to 35 in Turkey earthquake - UPI.com

Turkish officials said Saturday that the death toll of a magnitude-7.0 earthquake has risen to at least 35 people with more than 800 injured in the coastal city of Izmir

Monday, October 26, 2020

Greece Plans to Expand Defence Agreement With US or Sign New One, Foreign Minister Says - Sputnik International

Greece is planning to expand the current defence cooperation agreement with the United States or sign a new one, Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias told the parliament on Sunday.

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