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Greece and Turkey to Resume Some Confidence Building Activities

On Monday, Greece announced that suspensions on some confidence building activities with Turkey are to be lifted, according to the country's Defense Minister and...

US State Department Welcomes Return of Greek Soldiers from Turkey

The U.S. State Department on Thursday welcomed the much-awaited release of the two Greek soldiers who were held in Turkey for 167 days without...

Ankara Officially Requests Exchange of Turkish Asylum Seekers for Greek Soldiers

Ankara has officially requested the extradition of the eight Turkish soldiers in the process of being granted asylum in Greece in exchange of a...

Def Min: No One Knows When Jailed Greek Soldiers will be Released

Greece’s Deputy Defense Minister Fotis Kouvelis said on Thursday that no one can say with certainty when the two Greek soldiers detained in Edirne,...

Turkey Rejects Third Request for Release of 2 Greek Soldiers

Turkish authorities, on Tuesday, rejected yet another request from Greece for the release of the two Greek soldiers who have been jailed in Edirne...

Parliament Speaker: Release of Two Greek Soldiers More Pressing than Ever

The release of the two Greek soldiers is more pressing than ever, Parliament Speaker Nikos Voutsis said on Wednesday after visiting the servicemen being...

New Democracy MEP Visits Greek Soldiers in Turkish Prison

New Democracy MEP Manolis Kefaloyiannis on Monday visited the two Greek soldiers who have been jailed in Edirne since March 1 and conveyed a...

Greek Def Min: Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey are Also NATO and EU Soldiers

The two Greek soldiers held illegally in Turkey are also NATO and European Union soldiers, said Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Saturday, during an...

Freed Turkish Coup Suspect Goes into Hiding

One of the eight former Turkish servicemen who claimed asylum in Greece after Turkey’s July 2016 coup attempt has been transferred from custody to a secret...

PM Office: Talk of Exchange of Greek Soldiers for Turkish Asylum Seekers Unacceptable

The Greek prime minister's office on Sunday issued a statement saying that any talk about an exchange of the two Greek soldiers for the...

Erdogan Calls for Peace with Greece and Exchange of Greek Soldiers with Turkish Asylum...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday called for peace and cooperation with Greece but also asked to exchange the two Greek soldiers with...

Greek President Speaks with Father of Soldier Detained in Turkey

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos spoke on the telephone with Nikos Mitretodis, father of soldier Angelos Mitretodis who along with Dimitrios Kouklatzis...

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