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,...

Turkey Prevents Greek PM’s Aircraft from Landing in Rhodes

Turkey did not allow the aircraft carrying Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to Iran to land in Rhodes for refueling claiming that the island...

NATO to Aid Greece-Turkey to Stem Migrant Flow in Aegean

NATO is to participate in Greece-Turkey maritime surveillance missions in the Aegean Sea to combat illegal people smugglers and stem the migrant inflow. The proposed mission to be...

Greek Defense Minister Lays Wreath While Turkish Jet Fighters Fly Above

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos was flying over the Imia islet to lay a wreath on the place where three men of the Hellenic...

Greek, Israeli Defense Ministers Urge Turkey to Join ‘Axis of Good’ Against Terrorism

Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos received his Israeli counterpart Moshe Ya'alon in Athens on Tuesday, for talks focusing on cooperation between Greece, Israel and...

Athens Expresses ‘Extreme Concern’ Over N. Korea Nuclear Test

Greece's Foreign Ministry expressed "extreme concern" over the nuclear test carried out by North Korea. "We express our extreme concern at the nuclear test carried...

Four Turkish Jet Fighters Violate Greek Air Space

A formation of four Turkish jet fighters violated Greece's national air space in the northeastern Aegean on Thursday, Greek defense ministry officials said. The Turkish...

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