Akar digs in his heels on S-400s, says Ankara responds to Greek ‘illegal actions’ ‘through diplomacy, on the ground’
Ankara has systematically encroached on the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) of Cyprus and Greece, including through the 2019 Libya-Turkey agreement on the delimitation of the two countries’ maritime zones, that has been condemned internationally.
Retired Turkish Navy chief of staff declares Greece-France defence accord a ‘nuclear threat’
In an interview with the conservative Turkish daily Milli Gazete, with the front page title “They [France] are offering Greece nuclear support”, Yayci maintains that the Greece-France alliance poses a direct threat to Turkey.
Merkel’s last visit to Athens ends long, often tumultuous relationship on a high note
The bitter clashes of the past over harsh austerity imposed on Greece by Berlin is water under the bridge, and Greek-German relations have been at a very good level for the last six years, especially in the post-memorandum era and certainly on Mitsotakis’ watch.