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FM Dendias to raise the issue of ethnic Greeks in Ukraine at EU FMs emergency meeting

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said on Tuesday that he will be raising Greece’s concerns for the safety of the ethnic  Greek minority in Ukraine at an emergency meeting of EU members states’ foreign ministers. The Greek community in Ukraine numbers some 150,000 people, Dendias said. End of January Dendias visited …

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Greece in mediator role between Israelis and Palestinians?

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories on Tuesday and Egypt on Thursday, a foreign ministry announcement said on Monday. According to media, Greece aims to assume a mediator role between Israelis and Palestinians. Dendias will hold meetings with the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem …

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Greece to Turkey: “We do not tolerate threats of war, unilateral claims”

“We do not tolerate delinquent claims. We do not tolerate threats of war. We do not agree with unilateral claims. I am sorry that Turkey is moving towards neo-Ottomanism,” Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said on Sunday in the Parliament. “Our foreign policy,” the minister said, adding “is not phobic, it …

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Greece warns Turkey over planned drilling off south Aegean islands

The Turkish ambassador in Athens was summoned to the Greek Foreign Ministry on Monday and was handed out a demarche, a protest note, about Ankara’s plans to start drilling off the islands of Rhodes, Karpathos and Crete. A few hours earlier, Foreign Affairs Minister, Nikos Dendias, had underlined that Greece …

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Greece, a safe country for its citizens and tourists, says FM Dendias

Greece succeeded in remaining a safe country for its citizens during the pandemic, Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias, said on Monday. “We also want it to remain safe for tourists – our guests, whom we hope to welcome back to enjoy Greece’s beautiful summer again this year,” he added. In a …

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FM Dendias “Greece’s sole dispute with Turkey is continental shelf boundary”

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias made it clear that Greece’s sole dispute with Turkey that can be solved in the International court of the Hague is the boundary of the continental shelf and by extension the delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone. In his second message to Ankara, Dendias stressed that …

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Turkish FM’s top flop: Kastelorizo is “570km away from Greece”

A Turkish official at the Foreign Ministry challenged Greece’s sovereignty around the island of Kastelorizo and thus defying all norms of the International Law of the Sea. Acting director at the Turkish foreign ministry, Cagatay Erciyes posted Ankara’s totally unfounded and reality-twisting claims on Twitter, thus adding a map indicating …

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