Turkey sends mixed signals on EastMed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sent mixed signals about his intentions vis-à-vis the Eastern Mediterranean – amid heightened tensions with the European Union. After both his Defense and Foreign Ministers…

Turkey issues new EastMed threat

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has repeated his nation’s readiness to negotiate its dispute over maritime rights in the East Mediterranean Sea with Turkey. "Mutual respect and trust are the…

Borrell:  EU-Turkey ties at “watershed” point

The High Representative of the European Union Josep Borrell is warning that relations are at a turning point with Turkey, over its intentions regarding the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. "The reaching…

EU issues EastMed ultimatum to Turkey

French President Emmanuel Macron stressed that the European Union devised a unified approach to ensure sovereignty of EU member states Greece and Cyprus is respected in light of Turkey’s aggressive…

Greece demands EU sanction Turkey

Greece reiterated its call on the European Union to impose heavy economic sanctions on Turkey and a limited period of time, if the latter would refuse to remove its military…

Turkey threatens its opponents

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ratcheted up his rhetoric toward Greece and its allies, amid growing tensions over energy resources in the eastern Mediterranean. “On every occasion, we say that…

Greece: Turkey must end “provocations”

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has reiterated his will to negotiate with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to resolve the two countries’ maritime dispute over the East Mediterranean Sea.…

Turkey asserts “rights” to EastMed

Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay warned Greece and those that back its claims to the Eastern Mediterranean that his nation’s own right to the disputed waters is inviolable. “The agreement between…

Turkey-Greece EastMed dispute soars

Tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean are continuing to mount. Both Western and Turkish officials confirm to TV7 that a significant buildup of opposing naval and aerial forces in a relatively…

Turkey’s rising role in regional issues

The United States has condemned talks Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a senior Hamas leaders in Istanbul on 22 August. The Hamas delegation was led by the terror’s group…