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Is the Withdrawal of the Oruc Reis a Turkish Ploy Before EU Summit?

Turkey ordered its seismic exploration vessel Oruc Reis back to port on Monday -- less than two weeks before a European Union summit at...

Greece Slams Germany for Not Agreeing to Tough Sanctions Against Turkey

Germany is not standing up to its leadership role in the European Union when it rejects Athens' call for an arms embargo to be...

Turkish Research Vessel Oruc Reis Cruised Just Seven Miles Off Coast of Kastellorizo

Oruc Reis, the Turkish research vessel at the center of the country's sea border dispute with Greece and Cyprus, was spotted just seven miles...

Ankara Extends Illegal Navtex, Turkish Defense Minister Disputes Greek Territorial Waters

On Saturday, Ankara extended the current illegal NAVTEX that has a seismic vessel called Oruc Reis, researching inside Greek territorial waters south of Kastellorizo...

Turkish Violations of Greek Airspace Double in Two Years

While Turkey escalates tensions in the Aegean with repeated issuings of illegal NAVTEXes, the amount of Turkish warplane overflights over Greece in 2020 outnumber...

Greek Foreign Ministry Issues Demarche to Turkey Over New Navtex

Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias ordered the immediate delivery of a demarche to Turkey over its new illegal Navtex on Wednesday, and he also briefed...

Greek Navy on Alert as Turkey Extends Gas Exploration South of Rhodes

Greece's naval forces are on high alert after Turkey's decision on Saturday to instruct the exploration vessel Oruc Reis to continue surveying for energy...

NATO Chief Announces Greece, Turkey to Cancel War Games

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg announced on Friday in Brussels that Greece and Turkey plan to cancel their respective war games, which had been scheduled...

Turkey Threatens to Extend Gas Mission South of Crete; Counter-Navtex Issued

Turkey announced on Wednesday that its seismic exploration activities in the eastern Mediterranean would continue and could extend south of Crete. “Of course we can...

Greek Navy Forms Protective Wall Off Kastellorizo to Counter Turkish Threat

The Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA) released a series of photographs on Tuesday from the sea area near the Greek island of Kastellorizo,...

France and Germany Give Turkey One Week to Halt Provocations

France and Germany accused Turkey on Thursday of continuing to provoke the European Union with its actions in the Eastern Mediterranean, and gave it...

Erdogan: Turkey Will Give Greece the “Answer it Deserves”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Wednesday that Turkey will give Greece the “answer it deserves” over the eastern Mediterranean dispute, according to...

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