Turkish Foreign Ministry Says NATO Shouldn’t Use Ports on Eastern Aegean Islands

Hami Aksoy, the spokesman representing the Turkish Foreign Ministry, issued a long statement on Sunday in which Turkey claims that Greece does not respect...

Turkey Blocks Sea Area South of Greece’s Castellorizo by Issuing New NAVTEX

Turkey issued a new NAVTEX (Navigational Telex) on Friday, officially blocking off the sea area south of Greece’s territorial waters within the small archipelago of...

Defense Minister Apostolakis from Cyprus: ”We Will Decisively Defend Our Sovereign Rights”

Greece's Defense Minister Evangelos Apostolakis said from Cyprus on Wednesday that Greece will defend its sovereign rights in a decisive manner. Apostolakis is on an...

Tensions Rise in East Mediterranean As Turkey Issues NAVTEX off Cyprus

Ankara issued a new NAVTEX recently, blocking off parts of the Eastern Mediterranean, some of which overlap with the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of...

Report Reveals Greece Will Buy US Drones

The Greek Defense Ministry has reportedly agreed to buy three US-made unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), commonly referred to as drones, in order to boost...

Greece Calls on Turkey to ”Learn to Respect International Law”

Alexandros Gennimatas, the spokesperson of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, made a statement on Saturday afternoon, answering to the Turkish Defense Minister's remarks...

Greece Concerned Over Turkey’s Acquisition of Russian Air Defense System

Greek Defense Minister Evangelos Apostolakis on Thursday expressed his concern with Turkey’s purchase of the Russian-built S-400 air defense system. Apostolakis said in a television...

Athens and Washington Plan To Increase US Military Presence in Greece

Greece and the United States are exploring ways to expand the presence of the US military and American weapons in Greece, according to Greek...

US Navy Destroyer Docks in Piraeus (video)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher arrived in Piraeus on Saturday for a scheduled port visit. U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Command states the visit...

Turkey Posts Video of Dolphins Swimming Alongside Vessels to Refute Danger

The Turkish military on Tuesday denied accusations from a Greek marine conservation group that its naval exercises have been behind a recent spike in...

Increased Dolphin Deaths in Greece Possibly Caused By Turkish Military Exercises

More than fifteen dolphins have been found dead in the Aegean Sea since the end of February, Greece's ''Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation'' disclosed...

United States Mulls F-35 Fighter Jet Sales to Greece

The United States is considering expanding sales of Lockheed Martin Corp-made F-35 fighter jets to Greece, according to a Reuters report which came out...

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