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Parliament Committee approves extension of territorial waters in Ionian Sea

The Committee on National Defense and Foreign Affairs in Parliament approved the draft bill extending the Greek territorial waters in the Ionian Sea to 12 nautical miles. The approval in principle came from all parties except the Communist Party, which voted “present”. Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias who was present at …

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Presidential Decree on extension of territorial waters in Ionian Sea in force

The Presidential Decree on the closure of the bays and the marking of straight baselines in the Ionian Sea region and the Ionian Islands up to Cape Tainaro in the Peloponnese came into force on Sunday after it was published in the official gazette. The publishing is one more step …

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Greek FM Dendias: “Turkey has become a travel agency for jihadists”

“Turkey has become a travel agency for jihadists, transports them to several areas of tension in the broader area,” Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said during a meeting with visiting Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. Dendias was referring Turkey’s “export” to Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh. He stressed that Turkey has neo-ottoman expansion …

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“Red line is 12 nautical miles,” says Greek PM Mitsotakis

Greece is defending its national sovereignty and sovereign rights, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said stressing that the “red line” for the maritime activity of Turkish vessel in the Aegean Sea was the 12 nautical miles. A day earlier, his state minister Giorgos Gerapetritis shocked the country when he said on …

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