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”No Matter What Tsipras Says, We Have Rights” Turkey’s Erdogan Says on Med Drilling

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to his party's Parliamentary group on Tuesday and made several remarks regarding his country's drilling activities in the...

Ankara Threatened EU Not to Take Sides on Turkish Drilling Activity in Cyprus’ EEZ

Turkish diplomats sent a ''non-paper'' to all EU capitals but Cyprus on June 16, warning them not to take sides on its provocative drilling...

Turkey Accuses Greece Over Muslim Minority’s Issues, Athens Responds With Tough Statement

The spokesperson of the Turkish Foreign Ministry Hami Aksoy issued a statement on Friday in regard to religious issues of the Muslim minority in...

US Urges Turkey to Immediately Reopen the Halki Seminary

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Turkey on Friday to immediately reopen the Greek Orthodox Christian Seminary of Halki, near Istanbul. During his...

Greek PM Tsipras Warns Turkey’s Actions Will Now Have Consequences

Greek Prime Minister Alex Tsipras sent a clear message to Turkey from an EU meeting in Brussels on Friday afternoon. Speaking to journalists to inform them...

EU Leaders Talk Tough But Fall Short of Adopting Sanctions Against Turkey

European Union leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday condemned Turkey's illegal actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Aegean, but fell short of adopting...

Greek Foreign Minister Warns ”No One Should Even Think of Coming to Our Waters”

George Katrougalos, Greece's Foreign Minister, gave an interview to THEMA radio station on Thursday, during which he sent a clear and direct message to Turkey. When...

Greece, Cyprus Press for Tough EU Stance as Turkey Launches Second Drillship

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras (L) and Cypriot PM Nicos Anastasiades Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades are expected to raise the...

Greece Says EU Sanctions on Turkey “An Important Diplomatic Success”

Greece's Foreign Minister Giorgos Katrougalos said on Wednesday that the EU's new stance on Turkey and Cyprus represents an important success in the world of...

Greek PM Tsipras Says Turkey is Weak and Isolated

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday that Turkey’s activities in the region are an indication of its weakness and isolation. Speaking on OPEN...

Turkish Cypriots Threaten to Resettle Abandoned Area in Famagusta

The administration in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus decided on Tuesday to open Varosha, an abandoned southern quarter of the Cypriot city of...

EU Warns Turkey Over Drilling in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone

The EU Commissioner for Enlargement, Johannes Hahn, said today that Turkey is moving further away from accession into the European Union due to its...

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