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Turkey’s MoD: “We won;t allow Greece to extend territorial waters beyond 6 n.m.”

Turkey will never allow Greece to extend its territorial waters beyond six nautical miles, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said Monday, as he urged Athens to “keep away from trouble.” During a visit to Turkish Naval Forces Command, Akar said Turkey has a duty to defends its interests and rights in …

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Greek patrol boat harassed by Turkish vessel with dangerous maneuvers (video)

A Greek Port Authority patrol boat was harassed by a Turkish coast guard vessel off the  island of Farmakonisi in the Dodecanese, South-East Aegean Sea, on Thursday morning. According to a statement issued by the Greek Coast Guard, its vessel was attempting to identify three Turkish fishing boats that were …

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Turkey warns Greece of “serious consequences” if it extends territorial waters

Ibrahim Kalin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman and chief foreign policy adviser, has warned of “serious consequences” for Greece if it extends its territorial waters to 12 nautical miles around Crete. “Turkey will not accept any extension, even by a single mile,” Kalin told NTV television late Tuesday, adding …

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Turkey directly threatens Greece with war

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu directly threatened Greece with war if it proceeds with the extension of its territorial waters south and west of the island of Crete. Prompt was the reaction of Greece with ruling New Democracy MEPs to urge the European Commission to take measures against Turkey’s aggressiveness. …

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Erdogan threatens to strike Greece with missiles

Turkey’s ballistic missile test ‘scares’ Athens, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, adding it “will not sit idly if Greece continues to arm the Aegean islands.” It is the first time in the last few months, that the Turkish president does not reiterate his favorite threat “we’ll come suddenly …

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Turkey trolls Greece with a video on “World Turkish Coffee Day”

The official Turkey trolls Greece with a video on a self-proclaimed “World Turkish Coffee Day” and its the same time it shows how obsessed is with its neighbor and how deep is its cultural inferiority complex. In its video, the official Directorate of Communication of the Turkish Republic celebrates the …

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PPK founder Abdullah Ocalan takes Greece to ECHR, claims violation of his rights

 Abdullah Ocalan, a prisoner in Turkey and founder of the militant Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has appealed to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) accusing Greece of violating his rights during his stay in the country and not providing him with political asylum. Ocalan is serving a life sentence …

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Εrdogan attacks Greece over Muslim minority rights

Τurkish officials do not miss a chance to accuse Greece of any claim coming into their minds and Greece-obsessed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused Greece of undermining the rights of the Muslim minority in the country’s northeastern Thrace region. “The unfair and unlawful practices against the Muslim Turkish …

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“S-400 missiles are ready for action,” says Turkey’s Defense Minister

Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said that the S-400 air defense system purchased from Russia are ready for action to “defend against imminent threats to Ankara.” “The S-400 is in place and ready for use,” Akar told the parliament’s planning and budget committee in Ankara Tuesday, state-run news agency anadolu …

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Erdogan: “Greece to know its place, remember history”

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened for one more time Greece on Wednesday reiterating his threat to invade the country with “we can arrive suddenly one night.” He said further that “Greece has to know its place” and ” remember history.” “Again, I say it against Greece’s behavior that causes …

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Greece expanding territorial waters is “call to war,” says Erdogan’s gov’t partner

Leader of the Nationalist Movement (MHP) and government partner of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Devlet Bakhceli, threatened Greece with war if it expands its territorial waters. It will be a “call to war” if Greece expands it territorial water, Bahceli said on Tuesday in a speech to his party’s parliamentary group. …

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Turkey claims to involve Greece in Istanbul terror bomb

Less than 24 hours after the terror attack in Istanbul and Turkish authorities managed not only to capture the alleged bomber along with other suspects but also to involve Greece in the whole issue. “Istanbul terror attack suspect would have fled to Greece today if she had not been caught,” …

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Turkey detains Regional Governor Tzitzikostas in Izmir, denies him entry

Turkish authorities did not allow regional governor of Central Macedonia, Apostolos Tzitzikostas,to enter the country via the port of Izmir on Saturday. They detained for six hours and ultimately he was forced to return to Greece. The Foreign Ministry in Athens issued a furious statement calling on Turkey to give …

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Turkey’s FM warns Greece over territorial waters extension in the Aegean

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday warned Greece against extending its territorial waters in the Aegean Sea. Ankara “will not accept a fait accompli that has kept Turkey trapped in its coastline,” he stressed. “We will not allow [Greece] to extend its territorial waters in the Aegean by a …

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Greek Coast Guard harassed by Turkey’s CG off Samos (vid)

The Hellenic Coast Guard said one of its vessels was harassed by a Turkish Coast Guard boat in Greek territorial waters south of the island of Samos on Tuesday during a Search And Rescue operation for migrants. According to Greek authorities, the Turkish vessel entered Greek waters and performed dangerous …

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Turkey slams Greece over “barbaric” treatment of Ottoman legacy on Rhodes

Τhe spokesman of Turkey ‘s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AK Party condemned Greece over its “barbaric” treatment of the cultural legacy of the Ottoman Empire over alleged plans by authorities on the island of Rhodes to turn the Mosque of Murat Reis into a conservatory. “Greek authorities’ systematic policy …

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