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1. Athens bracing for four East Med scenarios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-bracing-for-four-east-med-scenarios

Having drawn useful conclusions from the tension in the Eastern Mediterranean over the summer, Athens is prepared to deal with any move Ankara makes south of the island of Kastellorizo and is examining four possible scenarios, Kathimerini understands. ...

2. Carrot-and-stick approach to Turkey failing, EU envoys say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carrot-and-stick-approach-to-turkey-failing-eu-envoys-say

The European Union's latest strategy to defuse tensions with Turkey is unravelling, two weeks after it was sealed, raising the risk of conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean, diplomats, officials and experts said....

3. Maas to visit Athens, Nicosia, Ankara in bid to de-escalate tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/maas-to-visit-athens-nicosia-ankara-in-bid-to-de-escalate-tensions

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will tour Athens, Nicosia and Ankara next week as part of the continuous effort to rekindle the dialogue between the three countries ahead of the European Council Summit....

4. Famagustians protest reopening of Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/famagustians-protest-reopening-of-varosha

Hundreds of Famagusta residents gathered just after 5pm on Thursday at the Deryneia crossing to protest the reopening of Varosha’s beach strip on Thursday, demanding the return of the town to its lawful inhabitants and the full implementation of UN resolutions governing the future of the town that was abandoned after 1974 conflict....

5. Cyprus the focus of a Biden administration, Carpenter says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-the-focus-of-a-biden-administration-carpenter-says

A Biden administration would hopefully put Cyprus at the forefront of its efforts for peacebuilding in the eastern Mediterranean region, Michael Carpenter, managing director of the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement, has said on The Greek Current podcast of The Hellenic American Leadership Council....

6. The three components of Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-three-components-of-varosha

Andreas Paraschos examines three components within a Turkish move to reopen the beachfront of Varosha ghost town days before elections in the north, praising a National Council decision to stay the course in a UN-backed solution...

7. Reactions point to Varosha election gimmick

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reactions-point-to-varosha-election-gimmick

Political reactions have been getting stronger by the day on both sides of divided Cyprus over a recent announcement to open a beach strip in ghost town Varosha in the north, just days ahead of a general election...

8. Erdogan-Tatar: Varosha to open to the public on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-tatar-varosha-to-open-to-the-public-on-thursday

Developments regarding Varosha were moving full speed ahead on Tuesday after rumours regarding the reopening of the fenced-off town were confirmed. In statements, Tayyip Erdogan and Ersin Tatar said that on Thursday, the public will be able to visit the areas that will open....

9. Pompeo sees window of opportunity for dialogue, in Kathimerini interview

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/pompeo-sees-window-of-opportunity-for-dialogue-in-kathimerini-interview

In an interview with Kathimerini, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo deplores the use of threats and unilateral actions as a way of resolving bilateral disputes, sending a clear signal to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....

10. Cyprus on the menu as EU27 break bread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-the-menu-as-eu27-break-bread

European Council President Charles Michel has set aside an entire EU27 dinner to tackle the eastern Mediterranean and EU relations with Turkey, while President Erdogan has sent a letter outlying Ankara's position and a suggested way forward...

11. Judge Ankara by its actions not its words

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/judge-ankara-by-its-actions-not-its-words

Michael Rubin, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, favors a less sympathetic approach on Turkey, arguing ad hoc partnerships can put pressure on Ankara to come around...

12. Turkey, Greece ready to resume exploratory talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-greece-ready-to-resume-exploratory-talks

Turkey and Greece stated they are ready to resume exploratory talks to address their contested maritime claims in the eastern Mediterranean and Aegean, the Turkish presidency said, after a call between the leaders of Turkey, Germany and the European Union on Tuesday....

13. Cyprus uses EU veto amid Turkey push

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-uses-eu-veto-amid-turkey-push

A scheduled teleconferenceon Tuesday between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Council President Charles Michel is expected to be pivotal for a crisis in Greek-Turkish relations which Berlin has been trying to defuse ahead of a summit of European Union leaders later this week...

14. NATO keeps France-Turkey probe under wraps as tempers flare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nato-keeps-france-turkey-probe-under-wraps-as-tempers-flare

A NATO investigation into a naval standoff between French and Turkish ships in June has been rated too sensitive to discuss in public and does not apportion blame, as Paris and Ankara wage a war of words, diplomats have told Reuters....

15. Berlin pushing Greece, Turkey dialogue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-pushing-greece-turkey-dialogue

Berlin’s intense efforts to get talks between Athens and Ankara under way were underlined by Wednesday’s teleconference German Chancellor Angela Merkel had with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a few hours after one with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis....

16. Athens and Ankara in dialogue rehearsal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-ankara-in-dialogue-rehearsal-exclusively-in-kathimerini

In the wake of the almost month-long standoff between Greece and Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean, the foreign ministers of both countries, Nikos Dendias and Mevlut Cavusoglu, give their analysis of the situation and the way forward in articles they wrote exclusively for Kathimerini...

17. Sanctions unfeasible and ineffective

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sanctions-unfeasible-and-ineffective

Nathalie Tocci was a close adviser to former EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, during the years when the Cyprus Problem came – according to many - closer than ever to a solution. Today, she is a close advisor to Josep Borrell and, having monitored the Cyprus Problem for many years and having played a central role in the effort to formulate a European strategy for foreign policy, she has a strong view not only on Cyprus but also on the Greek-Turkish conflict. At the same time, she takes a critical approach to the efforts exerted by Athens and Nicosia to link sanctions against Turkey with those against Belarus. ...

18. Pompeo coming to sound Nicosia out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-coming-to-sound-nicosia-out

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to arrive in Cyprus on Saturday evening, a day after surprising reporters on a plane en route to Doha saying he wanted to swing by the island to hear a fresh perspective on regional tensions...

19. Pompeo plans Saturday stopover in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-plans-saturday-stopover-in-cyprus

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to visit Cyprus on Saturday in an effort to seek a resolution to mounting tensions in the eastern Mediterranean...

20. US urges everyone to stand down in East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-urges-everyone-to-stand-down-in-east-med

The United States is urging “everyone to stand down” in ongoing disputes about drilling and maritime rights in the East Mediterranean, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday...

21. EU ‘very clear’ on expectations from Turkey for de-escalation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-‘very-clear-on-expectations-from-turkey-for-de-escalation

The message, the expectations, the timeline and the consequences of not acting towards a de-escalation of tension in the Eastern Mediterranean were “made clear” to Turkey, both via the informal Foreign Affairs Council last week in Berlin and in the telephone call on Monday between EU High Representative Josep Borrell and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, according to EU foreign policy spokesman Peter Stano....

22. Old rivalries continue in eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/old-rivalries-continue-in-eastern-mediterranean

Greece has issued a competing navigational telex after Turkey extended seismic surveys in the eastern Mediterranean, with no signs between the two NATO allies of burying the hatchet over old rivalries that continue to this day...

23. Charles de Gaulle returning to the eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charles-de-gaulle-returning-to-the-eastern-mediterranean

In the wake of Erdogan's war threats, Paris is responding by sending the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier to the eastern Mediterranean region....

24. Ankara accuses Athens of beating the war drum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-accuses-athens-of-beating-the-war-drum

Turkey says the European Union is not sincere in its efforts to weigh in on the maritime disputes in the eastern Mediterranean, while accusing Athens of beating the war drum by intending to expand Greek territorial waters...

25. Greece to extend territorial waters amid dispute with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-extend-territorial-waters-amid-dispute-with-turkey

Turkey’s president warned Greece on Wednesday not to test his country’s patience or courage as the NATO allies remained locked in a tense dispute over offshore energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean, while Greece announced plans to extend its territorial waters along its western coastline....

26. German FM calls for ‘direct discussions’ between Greece and Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-fm-calls-for-‘direct-discussions-between-greece-and-turkey

“The windows for dialogue between Greece and Turkey must now be opened further and not closed,” German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in an emailed statement before meeting Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his counterpart, Nikos Dendias, in Athens on Tuesday....

27. NAVTEX wars continue in eastern Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/navtex-wars-continue-in-eastern-mediterranean

Athens has issued an advisory to mariners concerning Greek air and naval forces conducting exercises in an area that overlaps with the one reserved by Ankara in a similar advisory issued on Sunday...

28. Erdogan reveals massive gas find in Black Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-announces-massive-gas-find-in-black-sea

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivered on a promise for a surprise on Friday, when he announced that Turkey has carried out the largest natural gas reserve exploration in the Black Sea...

29. Borrell doubles down on Turkey criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-doubles-down-on-turkey-criticism

EU High Representative on Foreign Policy Josep Borrell scorned Turkey over the weekend, calling on Ankara to end drilling activities off the island of Cyprus and engage in a broad dialogue with the European Union...

30. Biden in hot water over Turkey comments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-in-hot-water-over-erdogan-comments

US presidential candidate and presumptive nominee for the Democrats, Joe Biden, is in hot water over old comments he made about Turkey’s Erdogan, after a video surfaced just days before the launch of the Democratic National Convention...

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