Anticipating Erdogan's Athens visit
Expectations in Athens ahead of President Erdogan's visit next Thursday are that both sides intend to secure an extension of period of 'calm waters' in Aegean
Elgin Marbles controversy: Friction between UK, Greece
British officials claim that Elgin Marbles, which cause tensions with Greece, are purchased with edict of Sultan Selim III. However, there is no such decree in archives, as historians also confirm this
Gerapetritis emphasizes Greece-Turkiye relations
Greek Foreign Minister George Gerapetritis stresses importance of strengthening relations between two neighbors, Greece and Turkiye
Critical agreement between Turkiye and Greece
Turkish National Defense Ministry declared that, following a meeting in the Turkish capital Ankara between Turkish and Greek delegations for the confidence-building measures, a decision was reached to establish a contact point mechanism between the two countries
Jewish takeover of Cyprus
Israeli settlers, who have purchased and occupied Palestinian land, are now employing a similar strategy in Cyprus. Thousands of acres have been acquired on the island, prompting concerns among local officials.
Greek blackmail of Turkish states before Astana
When the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus(TRNC) joined the Organization of Turkic States (OTS) as an observer member last year, Greek Cyprus and Greece panicked.
Greece once again pushes migrants back
77 irregular migrants who were pushed back into Turkish territorial waters by Greece were rescued by the Turkish Coast Guard as they were about to die off the coast of Ayvacik district in Türkiye's Canakkale province. The irregular migrants were sent to the Provincial Directorate of Migration Management after the procedures.
Mitsotakis' strategic mistake in Israel
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who visited Israel, did not meet with Palestinian President Abbas. In the statement made by Syriza, the main opposition party of Greece, he evaluated what happened as a "strategic mistake". The fact that Mr Mitsotakis met only with his Israeli counterpart and bypassed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas caused reactions in the Eastern European country.
'Turned country's air defense into sieve'
Greek defense and security news portal Militaire.gr reported that Greece is unable to service the Russian weapons systems it had previously purchased due to European sanctions, while the government has 'turned the country's air defense into a sieve'.
Greece leaves irregular migrants to die
91 irregular migrants who were pushed back into Turkish territorial waters by Greece were rescued by the Turkish Coast Guard as they were about to die off the coast of Kusadasi district in Türkiye's Aydin province. The irregular migrants were sent to the Provincial Directorate of Migration Management after the procedures.
'Kyiv cannot be financed at the expense of Europe'
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis opposed the financing of the Ukrainian Armed Forces to the detriment of the Europeans. Mitsotakis proposed to increase European resources for natural disasters by at least 2.5 billion euros to strengthen the European Solidarity Fund.
Insolent analogy to Karabakh victory from Greece
Türkiye's support for Azerbaijan's ending the 30-year Armenian occupation in Karabakh is causing provocative news in Greece. Kathimerini newspaper compared Armenia's occupation of Karabakh to Türkiye's presence in Cyprus and accused Türkiye of implementing a hypocritical policy.
Greece pushes migrants back
Greek coast guard rescued 22 irregular migrants in the rubber boat which was pushed back to Turkish territorial waters by Turkish coast guard elements.Coast guard teams received information that there was a group of irregular migrants in a rubber boat off the coast of Marmaris district and sent a rescue boat to the area.
Scandalous remarks by coup-supporting US diplomat
Former White House National Security Advisor and coup supporter John Bolton targeted Türkiye. Expressing his discomfort with Türkiye's NATO membership, Bolton suggested that Greece should be strengthened against Türkiye.
President Erdogan to attend UNGA
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is traveling to the United States New York to attend the UN General Assembly. Erdogan is expected to address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and meet with UN Secretary-General Guterres, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Great support for Greece from European Union
The European Union will support Greece with up to 2 billion 250 million euros due to fire and flood disasters. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis emphasizing that the fire in Greece was the most devastating disaster ever seen in the country and that large parts of the country were affected by the floods that followed.
‘Türkiye-Greece meeting to be win-win’
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis are expected to meet in New York in the coming days. The Greek press reported that the two leaders are expected to take steps on the future of the political dialogue between the countries and that both sides can expect small victories.
New era in Türiye-Greece relations
Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan said that Greece and Türkiye have entered a new and positive period in their relations. It was also announced that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will meet in New York on September 18.
Athens reacts to NATO's August 30 celebration
Greece was disturbed by NATO's celebration of Türkiye's August 30, Victory Day. In the reaction text sent by Greece to NATO, it was stated that the celebration of the victory of the Turkish armed forces against its NATO ally is unacceptable.
'Erdogan could ruin Greece if he wants to'
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama stated that they are strategic partners with Türkiye. He also said that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan could have ruined Greece if he wanted to and could have used the refugees to make the crisis even worse, but he did not do so.