Greece, Turkey resume talks on disputes

Greece and Turkey held two days of talks aimed at resolving major outstanding disputes. The tow countries are at odds over manifold issues, such as competing claims over their respective…

Turkey, Greece discuss sea dispute

Turkey and Greece ended their 5-year refusal to negotiate a resolution to escalating hostilities over the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Representatives from Ankara and Athens resumed talks yesterday in Istanbul, aimed…

Israel signs regional EastMed deal

Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, together with his counterparts from Egypt, Italy, Greece, Jordan, Cyprus and the Palestinian Authority, signed a charter for the East Mediterranean Gas Forum, giving formal…

Stabilizing forces growing stronger

The peace deals between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain mark the completion of an existing process by which the region’s stabilizing forces are banding together against the Iranian threat. By Colonel…

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…