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Earthquake diplomacy: Turkey’s FM submits de-escalation proposal to Greece

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has submitted a six-point proposal to Greece with the aim to improve the bilateral relations following the earthquake disaster and Greece’s assistance and solidarity. The submitted plan was revealed by PM Mitsotakis’ Diplomatic Office Director media reported. Speaking to Greek journalists on Saturday, Cavusoglu praised …

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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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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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Mitsotakis and Erdogan to hold a meeting on June 14

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold a meeting on June 14 at the sidelines of the NATO Summit in Brussels. This was agreed during an official visit of Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Athens where he had talks with the prime minister …

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Greek PM calls on Turkey to dial down aggressive rhetoric ahead of FM Cavusoglu’s visit

The only way for an effective rapprochement with Ankara to take place would be for Turkey to cease all provocative and illegal activities and to dial down the aggressive rhetoric, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday, ahead of the visit of Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Athens.. …

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Turkish FM Cavusoglu to visit Greece on May 31

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will pay a visit to Greece on Monday, May 31, for talks with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias, Turkish media report. Talks are expected to focus on Greece’s Muslim minority in western Thrace, claims the newspaper Yeni Safak. The daily notes that Cavusoglu accepted the …

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Turkish FM has accepted invitation to visit Athens, says Greek FM Dendias

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has accepted an invitation by his Greek counterpart to visit Athens, Nikos Dendias said at the Delphi Economic Forum VI in Athens on Friday, though no specific date has been agreed on. “Of course I will meet Cavusoglu. I have invited him to Greece and …

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Cyprus 5+1 talks in Geneva end in deadlock, as expected

The informal 5+1 talks on the Cyprus issue ended as expected: in a deadlock. The talks on the initiative of Secretary General of United Nations Antonio Guterres and outside the UN mandate  started in Geneva on Wednesday and ended Thursday noon. Guterres said after the talks that there was not …

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Greek FM Dendia’s visit to Turkey postponed due to NATO emergency meeting

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will delay a planned visit to Turkey by one day to Thursday because of a scheduling conflict with a meeting of NATO ministers, the Foreign Ministry in Athens said on Tuesday. The visit comes amid tensions over territorial disputes between Ankara and Athens, underlined this …

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