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Mitsotakis: Turkish provocations against Greece destabilize eastern Mediterranean region

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said the escalating Turkish provocations against Greece are a factor of destabilization in the eastern Mediterranean region. Speaking in at the doorstep of the extraordinary EU Summit in Brussels on Monday, he said also that here is a need to tame irrational increases in energy …

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Turkey cannot be excluded from energy issues in Mediterranean, says Greek FM

Greece’s Foreign Minister Giorgos Katrougalos ruled out Turkey’s exclusion on energy-related issues in the Eastern Mediterranean area. He said that Turkey has kilometer-long shore at the Mediterranean Sea and therefore also rights in the area. The Greek Foreign Minister met with his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu, in Antalya on Thursday …

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Greece’s Medicane Zorbas strikes SW Peloponnese (videos, pictures)

It was short after 10 o’ clock on Saturday morning when Mediterranean Cyclone Zorbas stroke the Prefecture of Messinia in South-West Peloponnese, in South Greece. “Initially it was just rough sea, when suddenly strong wind started to blow and rain fell,” a local reporter said. In the Gulf of Messinia, …

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Greece now plays a key role in the Balkans and the southern Mediterranean Sea

“Greece is playing a key role in the region of the Balkans and of the southern Mediterranean due to Tsipras’ initiatives”, underlined Infrastructures and Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis in a statement to Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Sunday on the occasion of the recent quadrilateral meeting in Thessaloniki (Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, …

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ExxonMobil, Qatar Petroleum sign drilling deal with Cyprus

ExxonMobil and partner Qatar Petroleum on Wednesday signed an agreement with Cyprus to carry out exploratory drilling off the east Mediterranean island’s southern coast, where officials hope sizeable deposits of oil and gas could be found. Qatar Petroleum Chief Executive Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi said the area, or block, where the …

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