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Turkey continues its lunatic rhetoric and accusations against Greece

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Tuesday that Greece continues with its “provocative actions”, despite Turkey’s efforts to ease tensions. He accused Greece for “two-faced” diplomacy, for “deceit and hypocrisy,”Turkish state-run news agency anadolu reported.. “Despite all our well-intentioned efforts, unfortunately, our neighbor Greece continues to increase the tension …

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Greece FM sends letters to UN, NATO over absurd Turkish claims

Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will send letters to all members of the UN Security Council and to the UN Secretary General, as well as the secretary general of NATO, in the wake of the unprecedented statements made by Turkish officials’ in recent days. The statements made by the Turkish …

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Turkey claims alleged PKK terrorist was trained in Greece

Turkey claimed a suspected member of the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), recently arrested in Istanbul, was trained in Greece. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu claimed on a tweet on Monday that the arrestee was preparing a terrorist attack against the country after receiving training in Lavrio, in south-eastern Attica. Sevgili …

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Greece publishes 16 MAPs exposing Turkey’s illegal and unilateral claims

Greece’s Foreign Ministry uploaded a total of 16 maps “in an effort to increase the wider public’s awareness of Turkish revisionism,” as it said in a statement. “The attached maps depict in a vivid and irrefutable way the Turkish illegal unilateral actions and claims,” the Ministry added. Greece-Turkey borders according …

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Erdogan claims “Greece is accepting Turkey-Libya deal”

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed that “Greece is slowly accepting the status quo in the Eastern Mediterranean following the Turkey-Libya deal on maritime boundaries. Ankara’s “resolute stance has led the rest of the countries in the region, but mainly Greece,” to accept the status quo that Turkey wants in the …

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Crisis between Cyprus and UK after minister Duncan disputes EEZ

A crisis erupted between Cyprus and UK after Europe Minister Alan Duncan disputes Cyprus sovereign right on its own Exclusive Economic Zone. “The Exclusive Economic Zone of Cyprus is a disputed area,” Duncan said in his speech in the House of Commons. Duncan said “I met with the Turkish ambassador …

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Insurance claims for Athens wildfires amount €33.7 million at least

The total of initial insurance payouts for the deadly fires in Attica on July 23 amount to 33.7 million euros at least, the Association of Insurance Companies of Greece (EAEE) announced on Tuesday. According to data provided by member insurance companies, EAEE said that compensation on property claims (homes and …

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“Hellas Gold is fraud and money laundering”: Minister Kammenos escalates dispute with Eldorado Gold

The crisis between the Greek government Canadian mining Eldorado Gold and its Greek subsidiary Hellas Gold moved to a new level of escalation on Thursday, when the junior partner of the coalition government accused the Greek subsidiary of  “fraud” and “money laundering.” The claims came from other than the leader …

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Mercy Corps suspends two employees over alleged migrant abuse and corruption

US-based international aid agency Mercy Corps suspended two employees until an investigation conducted by Greek authorities concludes. The investigation follows claims that workers at the NGO had sexually harassed migrants in Greece’s reception centers and had misused funds aiming to the welfare of refugees and migrants. “Mercy Corps is investigating …

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