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06 August, 2020


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1. Greece to welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis in first wave of visitors

Greece will allow travelers from around two dozen countries including Germany, Cyprus and Israel to visit from mid-June without having to be quarantined, government officials said, part of a gradual easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions....

2. V-E Day marked the turning point towards a democratic, prosperous, and peaceful future

Today is the 75th anniversary of the Allied Victory in Europe in World War II - “V-E Day.” This is a day to remember and honor the shared sacrifice, enduring commitment, and unflinching bravery of the Allied forces and the underground movements in defeating Fascism in Europe. We also remember the immense sorrow and misery suffered by so many, and we recognize the bravery and sacrifice of tens of millions of civilians in the Second World War....

3. Cyprus Foreign Minister concludes first official visit to Skopje

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides had by Wednesday night completed his round of talks in Skopje, where he held an official one-day visit to discuss a range of issues with his North Macedonian counterpart Nikola Dimitrov....

4. FM in Skopje to discuss Cyprus, migration and East Med developments

The Foreign Minister of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides was on an official visit to North Macedonia on Wednesday to discuss the Cyprus issue, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, migration and bilateral relations. ...

5. Greek army, police dig in along Turkey border after migrant clashes

Greek troops and riot police remained on high alert on Tuesday along the land border between Greece and Turkey, the main flashpoint in an escalating row between the EU and Ankara over how to deal with a new wave of migrants and refugees....

6. Guards use tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants at Greek-Turkish border

Guards on Greece’s northeastern land border with Turkey made “deterrent use” of tear gas to disperse some 500 refugees and migrants trying to enter the country and the European Union after Ankara loosened controls on migrant flows....

7. Greek-US ties and the East Med

By Lieutenant General Thomas Trask On the occasion of his meeting last month with President Donald Trump in Washington, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis remarked how the US-Greece relationship “is the best it ever was. But it can become even better.”...

8. EU fails to launch membership talks with Balkans hopefuls

European Union leaders failed Friday to agree on launching membership negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia in an embarrassing climb-down that could risk inflaming the volatile Balkans region....

9. Last straw as Johnson heads to Brussels

European Union leaders’ two-day summit in Brussels starting on Thursday will be dominated by last-gasp efforts to seal a deal on Britain’s exit from the bloc despite a raft of other pressing issues, from the crisis in the Middle East to the bloc’s budget...

10. Pompeo opts for diplomacy over Cyprus EEZ

The new defense deal signed between Athens and Washington will contribute to Greece’s security, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Kathimerini in a recent interview, while staying firm on diplomatic efforts regarding Cyprus' EEZ...

11. Ownership status of properties in Famagusta undisputed

This is a clear message towards Cavusolglu and every direction, the Foreign Minister noted, in statements after a memorial service, in Nicosia ...

12. David Harris: US closer to Greece, Cyprus, Israel

Washington recognizes Greece’s strategic value and reliability as an ally, attributes that only grow stronger as doubts deepen over Turkey’s stance, American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris tells Kathimerini in an interview...

13. Menendez: Turkey has ‘no chance’ of getting both F-35s and S-400‘no-chance-of-getting-both-f-35s-and-s-400

14. SYRIZA has realized that Greece belongs to the West

15. Mike Pompeo likely to join Greece-Cyprus-Israel summit, says US envoy

A day after energy giant ExxonMobil announced it had discovered a natural gas reservoir in Cyprus's Block 10, US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is likely to participate in the next trilateral summit between Greece, Cyprus and Israel which will be held in March in Crete....

16. Tsipras, Zaev nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

17. Anastasiades congratulates Tsipras on ratification of Prespes agreement

18. Wess Mitchell and the musical chairs in the Trump foreign policy team

19. Greek parliament approves historic Macedonia name deal

20. Erdogan’s mosques in the Balkans

21. Prespes: The rally, the raw numbers, and the day after

22. Greek Foreign Ministry: Russia undermines Prespes peace deal

23. Angela Merkel in Athens

24. Wess Mitchell sends clear message to Turkey over Cyprus

25. Strategic ties with US, increased role in Balkans, East Med

26. US official sends clear message to Turkey over Cyprus drilling

27. United States - Greece strategic dialogue joint statement

28. The deepening US-Greece strategic relationship

29. Energy talks on cards in Tsipras visit to Moscow

30. US official says in interview FYROM could join NATO by 2020

The United States expects the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to join NATO in mid-2020 by which time its name change deal with Greece should be fully implemented despite Russian efforts to undermine it, the top US official for the Western Balkans said on Tuesday....