Greece Offers UK Its Ancient Artifacts as Incentive for Returning the Parthenon Marbles

After the decision made last year by the Greek government to not legally pursuit forcing the UK to return the Parthenon Marbles to their...

Kotzias-Tillerson Discuss Greece’s Role in Region, Stability, Energy Projects

Greece’s role in the stability and security in Southeast Europe and Turkey’s “nervousness” were discussed in a meeting between Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and...

FM Kotzias Hopes Visit to U.S. Will Contribute in Further Enhancing Greek-U.S. Relations

"We will discuss the problems of the region and we will examine where our views and our plans coincide" stated Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias...

U.S. Assistant State Secretary: A Greece-Turkey Conflict Is Against NATO’s Interests

It is to no one's interest to have a conflict between Greece and Turkey, said Jonathan Cohen, U.S. State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for...

Greek Foreign Ministry Answers to Turkish Counterpart Statement on Aegean

"Knowing international law means, above all, respecting it and not violating it," was the Greek Foreign Ministry statement on Thursday that came as an...

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...

U.S. Asks Ankara to Ease Tension in Aegean

  American officials have asked Ankara to avoid further acts that generate tension between Greece and Turkey in the Aegean, a Kathimerini report says. According to...

Greek PM Tsipras in Process of Making Contact With U.S. President Trump

Preparations for telephone communication between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and U.S. President Donald Trump are at an advanced stage in Athens, according to...

Ankara Calls for NATO to Terminate Operations in Aegean

NATO should terminate its operations in the Aegean immediately, stated Turkey's Minister of Defense of Turkey, Fikri Isik. Speaking from the floor of the meeting...

Greek Dep DefMin: We Deal With Turkish Provocations Calmly and With Determination

"We operate based on three things: composure, calm, determination," said Greece's Deputy Defense Minister Dimitris Vitsas on Wednesday in light of recent provocations by...

Turkish Cypriot Leader Akinci Cancels Thursday’s Meeting on Cyprus Reunification Talks

Cyprus reunification talks are at a standstill after Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci decided not to participate in Thursday's scheduled meeting, Reuters says. The reason...

Greek FM Warns Turkey Over Violations of Territorial Space in Aegean

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on Tuesday warned that Greece "will not always be tolerant" if Turkey continues to violate air space and territorial waters...

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