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Turkish Defense Minister Akar Accuses Greece of Multiple Violations Against Turkey

The Defense Minister of Turkey Hulusi Akar accused Greece of several violations against Turkey, according to a report from Greece's Kathimerini Daily on Saturday. Akar...

Russia’s Lavrov Defends Right to 12-Mile Extension on Territorial Waters, Calls for “Direct Dialogue”

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who made an official visit to Greece on Monday, declared that every country has a right to extend its...

“Greece is Growing” as it Extends Sovereignty to 12 Miles in the Ionian Sea

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Wednesday that the country will extend its territorial waters from 6 to 12 nautical miles in the Ionian...

Official Data Shows Turkey Violated Greek Territorial Waters 2,032 Times in 2019

The number of Turkish violations of Greece's territorial waters rose dramatically this year compared to 2018, according to official data released recently by the...

Greece Summons Libyan Ambassador over Turkey-Libya Deal, Threatens Him with Expulsion

Greece on Friday summoned Libyan ambassador Maiza K.Y. Gzllal to divulge the contents of the Turkey-Libya agreement on territorial waters by Thursday. If he refuses...

Greek PM: Those Challenging our Sovereign Rights will have to Face Greece and our...

"Anyone rushing to doubt - by institutionally baseless means - Greece's sovereign rights should know that they will have to face Greece and its...

Provocative Turkish-Libyan Deal Aims to Limit Greece’s Maritime Zone

Greece responded with anger over the joint Turkish-Libyan agreement to discuss a new delineation of Turkey's maritime borders which includes waters off the Greek...

President Pavlopoulos Supports Extension of Greek Territorial Waters

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopios Pavlopoulos, in a statement issued on Monday to multiple recipients, including Turkey, stated that Greece has the...

Turkey Strongly Reacts to Greece’s Stated Intent to Expand Territorial Waters

Turkey has strongly reacted to a recent statement by departing Greek foreign minister Nikos Kotzias that Greece intends to extend its territorial waters in...

U.S. Neutral on Greek-Turkish Maritime Dispute

The United States has not taken any position on the recent dispute between Greece and Turkey regarding the issue of maritime borders. Asked about the...

Greek Parliament to Decide on Extension of Territorial Waters

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, in his new dual role as Greece's foreign minister, announced on Tuesday that Greece will determine when and how its...

Greek Foreign Ministry: ‘Extension of Territorial Waters Our Inalienable Right’

Following statements made by Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglou on Turkish television, the Greek Foreign Ministry, under the instructions of Alexis Tsipras, issued a...

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