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State Department calls Turkey’s activities in the Mediterranean ‘provocative’

A State Department spokesman said that while the United States generally does not take a position on maritime border disputes between other states, “it considers Turkey’s activities unhelpful and provocative” and “as a matter of long-term policy, we encourage states to resolve their differences peacefully and in accordance with the…

MED7 European Affairs Ministers videoconference

Alternate Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis will take part in a videoconference today at 3 pm, with the European Affairs Ministers of the MED7 Group, i.e. Portugal, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Malta. The…

US and EU react to Turkish provocations

In his speech at an online discussion on “East Med, Tripartite cooperation (Greece-Cyprus-Israel) and its role in regional energy security and economic cooperation in the era of COVID-19 and beyond”, organized on Tuesday by the…

Dendias: Illegal Turkish actions do not produce legal effects

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said that “Greece was and remains fully prepared to face this challenge, if Turkey finally decides to pursue it”. The Greek minister was referring to a series of official requests published in the…

Ankara escalates provocations

In a provocative statement, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy called on Greece “to respect those of different religions and cultures” and accused our country of “violating the rights of refugees and migrants”. The Greek…

Police forces in Evros to be reinforced

Evros will be reinforced with 400 additional police officers in the coming days, especially in two critical points, ​​Fera and Tychero, since according to the Minister of Defense, Nikos Panagiotopoulos, there is a plan of pressure on…

Greece takes over rotating presidency of Council of Europe

Deputy Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis presented the priorities of the Greek Presidency of the Council of Europe at an online press conference. The Greek Presidency’s main goal is the signing of a declaration by the 47 member…