Turkey

Greece receives support from the European Parliament

The Croatian Presidency, the European Commission and the majority of political parties expressed the dire necessity to effectively protect EU's external borders in Greece,...

K. Mitsotakis meets A. Merkel in Berlin

The recent developments regarding the illegal entry of refugees and immigrants into European territory via Turkey, as well as the repercussions of the coronavirus...

Thousands of immigrants are prevented daily from crossing the Greek-Turkish border

Greek forces have prevented about 7,000 attempts by immigrants to cross the Greek-Turkish border, over the past 24 hours. In the meantime, Turkey is...

Greek forces on alert to prevent illegal entries into the country

Migrants and refugees continue to try and cross the borders at Evros, while the Greek police together with the military, are patrolling the area...

EU sends message of solidarity to Greece

Following their visit to the Greek-Turkish border in Evros on Tuesday, the heads of the European Union institutions, accompanied by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos...

Prime Minister to visit Evros together with EU leadership

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is visiting today the Greek-Turkish border region  of Evros, along with European Council President Charles Michel, European Commission President Ursula...

Greece reinforces border security controls

Tensions continue at the Greek-Turkish border in Evros, with Greek forces trying to keep thousands of illegal immigrants arriving from the Turkish side and...

Greek-Turkish talks on confidence-building measures have begun

Greece and Turkey began the talks on Confidence Building Measures, in Athens on Monday, in an effort to keep the communication channels open. The...

N. Dendias: Continental shelf only issue for The Hague

We have one crucial difference with Turkey, the continental shelf, which, because of the changes in sea law over the years, makes a difference...

The United States encourages tension de-escalation between Greece-Turkey

Washington has confirmed that it is continuing diplomatic efforts to ease tensions between Greece and Turkey. A State Department statement said that "the United States...