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United States sanctions Turkey over Russian missiles S-400

The US State Department announced on Monday that it imposes sanction to Turkey for the purchase and testing of Russian S-400 missiles. The sanctions are imposed under CAATSA 231. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a tweet that Turkey’s S-400 system risks U.S. military technology and personnel and …

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Pompeo visits Ecumenical Patriarch in Istanbul as Ankara fumes

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Istanbul on Tuesday, where his schedule includes meetings with religious leaders but not government officials. Pompeo’s stop in Turkey is focused on promoting religious freedom and fighting religious persecution, which is a key priority for the US administration, officials said. Pompeo discussed religious …

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US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo to visit Greece

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Greece next weekend, September 27-28, media report on Sunday. The visit is of high political importance due to the developments in the Greek-Turkish relations. Pompeo will reportedly speak at a conference in Thessaloniki. On Sunday, he will visit the Naval base of …

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US senator Menendez calls for sanctions against Turkey

Bob Menendez, US senator for the state of New Jersey and one of the architects of the landmark Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act, has called for sanctions to be brought against Turkey over its “escalation in aggression in the eastern Mediterranean in a way that threatens US interests.” …

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Pompeo urges Turkey to refrain from provocative actions in Mediterranean

In a letter to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitaotaksi, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed the full support of the Untied State for Greece and indirectly urged Turkey to refrain from provocative actions and statements. Pompeo said that the US is closely following developments in the region and stands firm …

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Anti-Pompeo protesters clash with police, set American flags on fire.

Greek police fired tear gas at members of Communist party KKE unionists of PAME marching in protest for the visit of US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, in Athens. Protests were held also in Thessaloniki. In both cities, protesters set American flags on fire. The tension rose in Athens, when …

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US warns Greece of sanctions should it harbor the Iranian tanker

“There is no official request from the Iranian tanker for mooring,” Greek Shipping Minister Giannis Plakiotakis said on Tuesday implying that Athens will not officially express its position on the issue, not before tanker Adrian Darya 1 declares its intentions. The ministires of Merchant Shipping and Foreign Affairs are monitoring …

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Greece is pillar of stability in East Med and the Balkans, says Pompeo

Newly appointed Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias, made his first official trip to …Washington for a meeting with US counterpart Mike Pompeo. Dendias invited Pompeo to visit Athens in the autumn for the second Strategic Dialogue between Greece and the US, an invitation the US saw positively was likely to be …

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US urges Turkey to reopen the Theological School of Halki

The United States has called on Turkey to immediately reopen the Theological School of Halki. In its annual report about Religious Freedom around the world for the year 2018, the US State Department criticized that despite previous assurances Turkey has not opened the School yet. “We are urging the immediate …

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East Med: Greece, Cyprus, Israel and US meet to discuss energy, security

The 6th Trilateral Cyprus-Greece-Israel Summit, with the participation of the United States, begins in Jerusalem Wednesday afternoon to advance energy and security in the Eastern Mediterranean and discuss also economy and migration. Attending the summit are Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, host Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin …

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