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20 September, 2019


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1. Mitsotakis, Trump meeting scheduled for September 24 in New York

A meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and US President Donald Trump has been set for September 24, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported on Monday, citing sources. ...

2. Cavusoglu speaks to Kathimerini

Our meeting with the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu took place in Famagusta on September 9, 2019, the day the Turkish official entered the fenced-off town of Varosha ...

3. Migration and geopolitics

The significant increase in the arrival of refugees and migrants recorded on Greece’s Aegean islands over the past few weeks is cause for concern as it indicates that Turkey is seeking to exploit the issue in order to remind the European Union of Ankara’s critical role in containing inflows. ...

4. The uncertain landscape to the east

One of the Greek government’s biggest problems is its inability to get a clear reading of Turkey’s or rather of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s intentions...

5. Greece and the US: Commitments and credibility

The signals coming from the two centers of power in the United States, the president and Congress, are often conflicting, which makes it hard for Athens to carve out an effectual foreign policy. This conundrum is set to continue throughout the Trump administration...

6. Interview with Endy Zemenides

Ever since Joe Biden declared that Cyprus was a “strategic partner” of the United States, people have been trying to identify substance behind those words. There has been a similar search of what “best relations ever” between the U.S. and Greece means...

7. Police seek more answers in Natalie’s death

The post mortem of Dr. Natalie Christopher could take another couple of days until more is known about the death of the British Cypriot astrophysicist who was found dead in a gorge on the Greek island of Ikaria...

8. Kastellorizo ignored by Turkey in EEZ map

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu presented a map Monday of Turkey’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) stretching south of the southeastern Aegean island of Rhodes to a few miles west of Paphos on Cyprus’ western coast. ...

9. Cypriot reports British girlfriend missing on Greek island

Greek police are on high alert over the disappearance of a British female scientist, whose Cypriot boyfriend says she failed to answer her phone hours before their flight to Cyprus...

10. No time for mixed signals

We are entering a very thorny patch in Greek-Turkish relations. Turkey’s activities within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), combined with the standoff with the United States over Ankara’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile defense system are increasing the tension further in Greece’s wider region. ...

11. Rising tensions in the Aegean

12. Nicosia, Athens seek specific measures at EU summit

13. EU Council conclusions on Cyprus

14. Greece pushing for united EU front on Turkey

15. Sixteen years on, frustration with Ankara resurfaces

16. Turkey aims to create 'fait accompli' in the Aegean and the E. Mediterranean, Greek FM says

Greek Foreign Minister Giorgos Katrougalos said that Turkey’s provocative actions in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and the Aegean are creating tension in the region. ...

17. Ahrweiler: History that teaches only one solution is a dangerous thing

18. EastMed Act to boost ties with 'real allies' says Menendez

19. Turkish officials in Athens for CBM talks

20. Greek FM urges Ankara to stop its illegal activities in Cyprus

21. Turkey is waiting for its next opportunity

22. Cry havoc!

23. Way forward in Greek-Turkish relations uncertain

24. New dogfight in the eastern Aegean

Turkish and Greek fighter jets engaged in a dogfight over the eastern Aegean islet of Ro on Thursday afternoon, as a helicopter carrying the Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff, Lieutenant-General Georgios Kambas, was trying to land....

25. New prospects for East Med

The “Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act” submitted to the US Congress by Senators Robert Menendez and Marco Rubio that essentially upgrades the geopolitical roles of Greece and Cyprus is seen in Athens as a reflection of Washington’s renewed interest and growing involvement in the region. ...

26. Aegean accident a permanent danger, military chief says

Referring to what Greece sees as deliberate escalations of tension by Turkey, the chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA), Christos Christodoulou, expressed concern Monday about “the permanent danger” of an accident in the Aegean. ...

27. Photos released of Greek PM aboard Chinook harassed by Turkish jets

28. Greece to protest harassment of PM’s helicopter

29. Westward Bound

30. Turkish defense minister sparks controversy