12° Nicosia,
20 February, 2020


Displaying results 1-30 of 47 matches for query Balkans.

1. 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.”...

2. 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....

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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 ...

6. 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...

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

8. SYRIZA has realized that Greece belongs to the West

9. 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....

10. Tsipras, Zaev nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

11. Anastasiades congratulates Tsipras on ratification of Prespes agreement

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

13. Greek parliament approves historic Macedonia name deal

14. Erdogan’s mosques in the Balkans

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

16. Greek Foreign Ministry: Russia undermines Prespes peace deal

17. Angela Merkel in Athens

18. Wess Mitchell sends clear message to Turkey over Cyprus

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

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

21. United States - Greece strategic dialogue joint statement

22. The deepening US-Greece strategic relationship

23. Energy talks on cards in Tsipras visit to Moscow

24. 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....

25. US backs Cyprus’s right to develop resources, Pyatt says

Washington supports Cyprus’s right to develop its resources in its exclusive economic zone (EEZ), US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt said Thursday....

26. Pink panther questioned by Cyprus police

Cyprus police have in their custody a member of the Pink Panthers, the infamous gang of well-dressed jewel thieves that have been staging spectacular heists for decades around the world...

27. Greece and the many changes in the Trump administration

28. With Israel in Washington

29. This is the Balkans

30. Tsipras: Greece and Cyprus pillars of stability in a turbulent region

Greece and Cyprus are the only European pillars of stability and security in a turbulent region, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told the European Parliament Plenary in Strasbourg...