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“Greece-Turkey energy cooperation in the Aegean and S. Mediterranean”, says Greek CEO

Statements by the CEO of Enterprise Greece, Marinos Giannopoulos, on “Greece-Turkey energy cooperation in the Aegean and Southern Mediterranean” have raised question marks, reported diplomacy journalist Nikos Meletis on news website liberal.gr In an interview with Turkish news agency Anadolu, Galanopoulos presented investment opportunities in Greece and referred to pipelines …

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Greek woman dies, two injured in car accident in west Turkey

A woman was killed and two other people were injured, all Greeks, in a traffic accident that took place in the city of Usak near Izmir in West Turkey on Thursday morning. According to Turkish media information, the 67-year-old woman died on the spot as she was thrown from the …

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Turkey formally opens the magnificent Church of Chora as a mosque

Of all things on Easter Monday, the Turkish government decided to announce the formal opening of another Byzantine church into a mosque. After Hagia Sophia, the Chora church is the second magnificent heritage of Greek Orthodoxy that Turkey converts into a mosque and opens for prayers to Muslim faithful. The …

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“Delimitation of maritime borders is the only difference with Turkey,” says Greek deputy FM

“Delimitation of maritime borders is the only difference that Greece has with Turkey,” Deputy Foreign Minister Alexandra Papadopoulou clarified during a discussion at the think tank ‘The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD)’ in Washington. Papadopoulou pointed out that the Greek prime minister has clearly indicated Greece’s readiness to refer …

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Hagia Sophia: Turkey charges €25 entrance fee to foreigners

Foreign tourists visiting the former Orthodox Christian cathedral of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul will have to pay an entrance fee of 25 euros from Monday, January 15, 2024. This was announced by Turkey’s Culture and Tourism Ministry already some time ago. The 1,500-year-old Byzantine cathedral, which was converted from a …

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Greece’s FM outlines basic principles for relations with Turkey

There are six basic principles concerning rapprochement with Turkey, Greek Foreign Minister Giorgos Gerapetritis said on Tuesday, addressing a conference in Athens. First, he said, geography has placed the two countries in close proximity, which is something that “we cannot change, so we ought to handle it,” therefore “we should …

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Greece files demarche with NATO over Congratulation message to Turkey

Greece filed a demarche with NATO’s General Secretariat to protest a congratulatory message to Turkey for its 1922 victory over Greece in Asia Minor. The message was posted on social media by the Headquarters of the Allied Land Command (LANDCOM) in Izmir. ZAFER BAYRAMINIZ KUTLU OLSUN! LANDCOM wishes a happy …

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Turkey insists on demilitarization of Greece ‘s islands

Omer Celik, the spokesperson for Turkey’s ruling AK Party, has reiterated Ankara’s demand for Greece to demilitarize its eastern Aegean islands. He issued a bellicose warning, stating that there would be consequences if Greece fails to comply. In an interview with Turkish broadcaster Haberturk following the meeting between the leaders …

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Mitsotakis: Resolving issues with Turkey via The Hague requires compromise

The meting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the NATO Summit sidelines in Vilnius “was an opportunity for a restart in Greek-Turkish relations following four difficult years,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in an interview on Skai TV on Thursday evening. “It confirmed my view that Turkiye appears to …

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Mitsotakis: Roadmap for the demarcation of maritime zones with Turkey

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke of important differences with Turkey, but also the opportunity to agree on a “roadmap for the demarcation of maritime zones.” According to daily ethnos.gr, Mitsotakis made these statements coming to the NATO summit in Vilnius and before a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan …

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Erdogan secures another 5 years as Turkey’s President

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cemented his place in Turkish politics as the longest-serving leader with a runoff victory on Sunday against Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu As millions held their breath in the first runoff he faced, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan left his mark in the history of the Republic of Türkiye with another …

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Turkey elections: Last minute withdrawal of candidate Ince raises chances for Kilicdaroglu first-round victory.

In a shocking move just three days ahead of the Turkish presidential elections, candidate Muharrem Ince announced his withdrawal, citing a defamation campaign against him by FETÖ Muharrem Ince, head of the Homeland Party (MP) and one of the four candidates running for the Presidency in the May 14 elections, …

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Erdogan: “Turkey will continue to annoy Greece”

Turkey will continue to “annoy those on the other side of the sea,” president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said in what is seen as a fresh swipe against Greece following a thaw in relations between the two countries. “You will have noticed that every success of our defense industry annoys the …

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Turkey rejects “baseless claims” on Erdogan’s health

Turkey on Wednesday rejected “baseless claims” about President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s health as rumors speak that he suffered a heart attack and is hospitalized, and thus just days before the elections on May 14. “We categorically reject such baseless claims regarding President @RTErdogan’s health. The President will attend tomorrow’s nuclear …

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