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Greek, Turkish FMs talks to prepare Mitsotakis-Erdogan meeting

Greek Foreign Minister Giorgos Gerapetritis’ meeting with his Turkish counterpart Hakan Fidan  was concluded in Ankara on Tuesday. The main objective the private meeting that lasted two ours was the preparation of the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the context of the …

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US Ambassador to Athens to travel to Ankara amid Imia crisis

U.S. Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic Geoffrey R. Pyatt is traveling to Ankara from 15 – 16 February 2018, the US Embassy in Athens said in a statement. Pyatt will have also consultations with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell …

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FM Cavusoglu tells Greek counterpart Kotzias to handover 995 “coup supporters”

Defying the rules of diplomacy, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called on Greece to handout several hundreds alleged coups supporters the regime in Ankara describes as “Gulenists”. “We don’t want Greece to become a safe haven for FETÖ [Fetullahist Terrorist Organization],” Çavuşoğlu told reporters speaking at a joint press conference …

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Turkey furious at US decision to arm Syrian Kurds against ISIL

Turkey is furious at the US decision to provide heavy weaponry to Syrian Kurdish militants in the battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Turkey considers the Kurdish Syrian YPG as the armed wing of Turkish PKK and both groups as “terrorist organizations” posing a threat …

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Mayor: “Dark foreign powers organize earthquakes to destroy Turkey’s economy”

The mayor of Turkey’s capital Ankara is convinced about the source of the recent earthquakes in Canakkale, in the west of the country. Mayor Melih Gökçek claims to have conducted reach and have found out that the earthquakes could have been organized by dark external powers aiming to destroy Turkey’s …

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Turkish FM: Greece’s claims to UN have no basis on international law

Two weeks before the Greek-Turkish high ranking meeting in Istanbul with the participation of the political leadership of the two neighbor countries, tension flamed over the continental shelf in the Aegean Sea. Just hours after Athens submitted a complaint to United Nations over Turkey’s exploration permits in areas of the …

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