Nato refuses to take a position in Greek-Turkish disputes

Nato refuses to take a position in Greek-Turkish disputes

Jens Stoltenberg said he does not believe it would be helpful for Nato to become involved in these issues Friday, April 20, 2018
Acknowledging that there are well-known differences between the two countries, Stoltenberg urged Ankara and Athens to resolve their disputes in the framework of bilateral meetings.
Greek High Court

Greek High Court's release of Turkish officer enrages Ankara

Turkish foreign ministry says 'decision shows that necessary measures were not taken with regards to a traitor who has been involved in the coup attempt' Friday, April 20, 2018
The officer will remain at a residence which is known to Greek authorities, and the address of which will not be made public, and must report daily to a police precinct. It is to be expected that he will be under tight surveillance.
Tsakalotos holds debt relief talks with European, IMF officials in Washington

Tsakalotos holds debt relief talks with European, IMF officials in Washington

All the major players who have a decisive role in determining the terms of debt relief for Athens are in Washington Friday, April 20, 2018
Today, all eyes are on the meeting of the Washington Group, which is comprised of the finance ministers of the Germany, France, Italy, and Spain - and the heads of the European Commission, the European Central Bank, the European Stability Mechanism, and the IMF.
Greece leases two FREMM frigates from France, delivery in August

Greece leases two FREMM frigates from France, delivery in August

Kouvelis said that Greece is not in a position to pursue an arms race, but that it will upgrade its deterrent power. Friday, April 20, 2018
In a letter to PM Alexis Tsipras, French President Emmnauel Macron cited the complex geopolitical environment in which Greece must operate.
New round of FYROM talks with Nimetz in Vienna next week

New round of FYROM talks with Nimetz in Vienna next week

The snap decision to hold a new round of talks came two days after Kotzias appeared pessimistic about reaching a settlement by summer Friday, April 20, 2018
“It is crystal clear that FYROM will not be admitted to Nato in June,” Kotzias said in a radio interview, noting that the issue will be put off until autumn
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