Turkey

European Commission: Ankara moves away from European values

A Commission progress report on candidate countries, published on Tuesday, refers specifically to the tension in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean, and stresses...

European Parliament asks the prompt release of the Greek military officers

The European Parliament, which convened in Strasbourg on Tuesday, asks that the two Greek military officers still kept in custody in Turkey be released...

European Parliament to discuss the detention of the two Greek military officers in Turkey

The Plenary of the European Parliament, which will convene from April 16 to April 19, will discuss the continued detention of the two Greek...

The request to release the Greek military officers in Turkey once again rejected

The Court of Edirne has rejected for the second time the request to release the two Greek military officers kept in maximum-security prison since...

EU-Turkey Summit in Varna, Bulgaria

On the occasion of the celebrations for Greek Independence Day, on March 25, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called Turkey to stop the illegal...

EU condemns Turkey’s illegal actions in the Mediterranean and the Aegean

The heads of the EU member states have sent a strong message to Turkey, condemning its “continued illegal actions” in the Mediterranean and the...

Greece to put forward the issue of Turkish provocativeness to the European Council

According to government sources, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, in coordination with Greek-Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, will put forward the issue of Turkey’s provocative...

Pavlopoulos: Turkey must respect International Law and international treaties

The government’s efforts, at higher diplomatic level, regarding the two Greek military officers who remain in custody in Edirne, intensify. Greece wishes friendship and...

PM Tsipras: Careful handling and patience in tackling tension with Turkey

“Careful handling and patience are needed. Sooner or later, Turkey will realize that any thought of utilizing a common cross-border incident for other purposes...

Tsipras: Turkey’s irresponsible actions put human lives in danger

“Greece will not allow, nor accept or tolerate any dispute of its territorial integrity and sovereign rights. Greece is in the hard core of...