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Greece extends fence along Evros river, border with Turkey

Greece is extending the fence barrier along the entire length of the Evros river, the natural border with Turkey. Greek Citizen Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos and Deputy Minister Eleftherios Economou signed the relevant protocol for the extension. In a statement, the ministry said that “rapid developments relating to the ‘instrumentalization’ …

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Turkey warns Greece of “serious consequences” if it extends territorial waters

Ibrahim Kalin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman and chief foreign policy adviser, has warned of “serious consequences” for Greece if it extends its territorial waters to 12 nautical miles around Crete. “Turkey will not accept any extension, even by a single mile,” Kalin told NTV television late Tuesday, adding …

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Greek FM Dendias slams Turkey’s missiles strike threat

Greece’s foreign minister has lashed out at Turkey after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to strike Athens with ballistic missiles. “It is unacceptable and universally condemnable for threats of a missile attack against Greece to be made by an allied country, a NATO member,” Nikos Dendias said Monday, arriving …

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Erdogan threatens to strike Greece with missiles

Turkey’s ballistic missile test ‘scares’ Athens, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, adding it “will not sit idly if Greece continues to arm the Aegean islands.” It is the first time in the last few months, that the Turkish president does not reiterate his favorite threat “we’ll come suddenly …

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Turkey trolls Greece with a video on “World Turkish Coffee Day”

The official Turkey trolls Greece with a video on a self-proclaimed “World Turkish Coffee Day” and its the same time it shows how obsessed is with its neighbor and how deep is its cultural inferiority complex. In its video, the official Directorate of Communication of the Turkish Republic celebrates the …

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Greece denounces the illegal Turko-Libyan memorandum to UN

Greece has submitted a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres outlining the background of the illegal Turkish-Libyan memorandum. The Permanent Representative of Greece to the UN, Maria Theofili, underlined in the letter that “Greece maintains all its rights under international law and calls on Libya and Turkey to respect the …

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“S-400 missiles are ready for action,” says Turkey’s Defense Minister

Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said that the S-400 air defense system purchased from Russia are ready for action to “defend against imminent threats to Ankara.” “The S-400 is in place and ready for use,” Akar told the parliament’s planning and budget committee in Ankara Tuesday, state-run news agency anadolu …

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Diplomatic incident with Greek FM Dendias in Libya

A serious diplomatic incident took place in Libya on Thursday morning with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias to have cancelled his visit to Tripoli right after his plane had landed at the local airport. The FM, the delegation and journalists did not even got off the plane that continued to …

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Erdogan: “Greece to know its place, remember history”

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened for one more time Greece on Wednesday reiterating his threat to invade the country with “we can arrive suddenly one night.” He said further that “Greece has to know its place” and ” remember history.” “Again, I say it against Greece’s behavior that causes …

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Greece expanding territorial waters is “call to war,” says Erdogan’s gov’t partner

Leader of the Nationalist Movement (MHP) and government partner of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Devlet Bakhceli, threatened Greece with war if it expands its territorial waters. It will be a “call to war” if Greece expands it territorial water, Bahceli said on Tuesday in a speech to his party’s parliamentary group. …

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Turkey claims to involve Greece in Istanbul terror bomb

Less than 24 hours after the terror attack in Istanbul and Turkish authorities managed not only to capture the alleged bomber along with other suspects but also to involve Greece in the whole issue. “Istanbul terror attack suspect would have fled to Greece today if she had not been caught,” …

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