Russian Foreign Minister: Turkish Expansionism Toward Greece Not Good

The Turkish expansionist tendencies and continued violations of Greek air space in conjunction with NATO's tolerance are not good, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei...

U.S. State Department Urges Greece and Turkey to Show Restraint in the Aegean

The U.S. State Department advised Greece and Turkey to show restraint in the Aegean Sea after the tension near Inousses, a cluster of islands. On Friday,...

Turkish Violations Over Greek Air Space During Holy Week

Turkish violations in the Aegean continued on Good Friday when a Turkish military aircraft flew over Inousses and Panagia. The Turkish military aircraft violated the Athens FIR...

Turkish Planes Carry Out 29 Violations of Greek Air Space

Turkish military aircraft carried out 29 violations of Greece air space in the Aegean on Thursday, just days ahead of the Orthodox Easter. These...

New Turkish NOTAM Challenges Greece’s Airspace

Turkey complains that Greece has acted illegally by specifying the Greek territorial waters at 6 nautical miles and national airspace at 10 nautical miles. According...

Greek PM Tsipras Challenges Turkish Counterpart Over Airspace Violations

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras raised the issue of the frequent violations of Greek airspace by Turkish fighter jets, stressing that the withdrawal of...

Turkey Disputes Greece’s Sovereignty Over Aegean Islands

Turkey is making territorial claims over a group of islets in the Aegean Sea, according to a document submitted to NATO, says a Kathimerini...

Turkey Bans German Defense Minister from Landing on Greek Island

Turkey has banned the landing on the Greek island of Lesbos of a helicopter carrying German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen claiming Lesbos...

Turkey Blocks NATO Ships from Tackling Refugee-Smuggler Boats in Territorial Waters

Turkey blocked NATO ships from patrolling its territorial waters in order to intercept people-smuggler boats carrying refugees to the Greek islands. It has been previously...

First NATO Ships Sail in the Aegean

The NATO mission commenced its operation in the Aegean in order to stop the migrant flows incited by illegal traders. More specifically, the Canadian frigate...

Turkish Warplanes Continue Violations of Greek Airspace

Six Turkish fighter jets and two CN-235 maritime patrol aircraft entered successively in Athens FIR on Monday without submitting a flight plan. The Turkish warplanes...

Turkish Warplanes Violate Greek Airspace Ahead of NATO Sea Operations

Turkish jet fighters entered Greek airspace several times on Monday, as NATO was preparing to deploy ships to the Aegean Sea to tackle migrant smugglers. Specifically,...

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