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NATO Treads Neutrality Path in Greek-Turkish Dispute

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg made a call on Thursday for the de-escalation of tension in the Aegean. Asked about a recent incident involving Greek...

Greece Caught in 1999 ‘Debacle’ over PKK Chief’s Arrest

February 1999 was a month when relations between Greece, Turkey and the United States were put to the test, as the Greek authorities tried...

Cyprus Failing to Plan for Turkish Threats

Last Friday, Ankara’s naval ships invaded Cyprus's territorial waters and stopped the Italian/French ENI-TOTAL gas exploration platform from reaching its destination. In the same period,...

Tsipras: Greece Will Not Tolerate Challenge to its Territory

Greek premier Alexis Tsipras sent a message of defiance to Turkey on Thursday following an incident at Imia on Monday night. "Greece is not going...

Greece Looks at USA to Calm Down Turkey

Greece is expecting the US administration to intervene and de-escalate the crisis with Turkey over the Imia islets, according to diplomatic sources in Athens. The...

Video of Turkish Warship Activity Across Imia Islets

Turkey's Milliyet newspaper released a video of Turkish warship activity from an islet across Imia where they built an outpost to observe the area. The...

Russia Hopes All Countries will Act in Accordance with International Law in Cyprus’ EEZ

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has expressed the hope that all interested states will act in accordance with international law as regards the...

Turkey Builds Outpost Overlooking Greek Islands

A Turkish newspaper is reporting that Ankara is beefing up its military presence close to the Greek islets of Imia, building a jetty and...

EU’s Juncker ‘Entirely Against’ Turkish Actions

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday condemned Turkey's stance and the recent tension it created with Greece and Cyprus. At a press conference on...

Erdogan Adviser Compares Greek ‘Fly’ to Turkish ‘Giant’

An outspoken aide to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lambasted Greece, saying any conflict over the Aegean would be like "a fly picking...

Aegean Should be ‘Sea of Friendship’ Turkey Now Says

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Wednesday the Aegean should be a “sea of friendship” between Greece and Turkey in comments that may...

Washington Urges Greece, Turkey to Calm Down

The U.S. State Department has encouraged Greece and Turkey to "de-escalate" current tensions in the Aegean, after a Turkish coast guard vessel rammed a...

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