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Greece slams Turkey’s “unacceptable and unfounded claims”

Greece’s Foreign Ministry issued a strong statement in response to Turkish claims that Athens “abuses the NATO mission” and that the islands in the Aegean Sea should be demilitarized. Greece speaks of “unacceptable and unfounded claims” that undermine the stability in the area and the cohesion of the NATO. Greek …

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EU expresses “grave concern” about Turkey’s drilling in Cyprus EEZ

The European Union has expressed its “grave concern” about the upcoming drilling to be conducted by Turkey in the Exclusive Economic Zone of Cyprus. In a statement issued on Saturday, EU’s High Representative and Vice President Federica Mogherini said that the European Council had “strongly condemned Turkey’s continuous illegal actions …

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Turkey claims Greece should demilitarize the Aegean islands

Greece violates international law by arming Aegean islands, claimed Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Saturday, in an another provocative challenge to neighboring Greece. Speaking to Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu, Akar also called on his Greek counterpart to take necessary steps with regards to demilitarization of the Aegean …

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Turkey threatens to install S-400 near Greece and Cyprus

Despite warnings from the international community and particularly the United States, Turkey is determined to proceed with the purchase of the Russian missiles defense system S-400. And not only that. Ankara threatens its neighbor Greece to install the S-400 along the Turkish coasts on the Aegean Sea in order to …

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