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1. Turkey resumes drilling in eastern Mediterranean, Erdogan says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-resumes-drilling-in-eastern-mediterranean-erdogan-says

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey had resumed energy exploration work in the eastern Mediterranean as Greece had not kept its promises regarding such activities in the region. ...

2. Greek PM proposes fresh talks with Turkey on maritime zones, or World Court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-proposes-fresh-talks-with-turkey-on-maritime-zones-or-world-court

Greece’s Prime Minister reiterated a call for bilateral talks with Turkey on the delimitation of maritime zones in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean, adding that if these don’t work, they should refer the issue to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague....

3. Dendias issues stern message to Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dendias-issues-stern-message-to-ankara

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Monday sent a stern message to Ankara, saying that Greece “will not accept any fait accompli” at the expense of the country’s territorial integrity and sovereign rights...

4. Stern warning issued to Turkish vessel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stern-warning-issued-to-turkish-vessel

Amid heightened tensions, Greek military sources have told Kathimerini that if cables of the Turkish Oruc Reis seismic research vessel touch the Greek continental shelf, Turkey will have the “complete and exclusive” responsibility for what will follow....

5. Athens and Ankara can settle differences via diplomacy, says Turkey’s presidential spokesman

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-and-ankara-can-settle-differences-via-diplomacy-says-turkey-s-presidential-spokesman

Greece and Turkey can resolve their differences “within the framework of mutual respect,” Turkey’s presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin has said, however stressing that Ankara will not compromise on its interests in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean....

6. EU to discuss new names for further sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-discuss-new-names-for-further-sanctions-against-turkey

EU Foreign Ministers agreed at the Foreign Affairs Council held Monday in Brussels that the Working Party of Foreign Relations Counsellors (RELEX) that convenes on Thursday should discuss imposing further sanctions against Turkey in view of its provocations in the Cyprus EEZ....

7. Only through dialogue can the Mediterranean regain stability, Borrell says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-through-dialogue-can-the-mediterranean-regain-stability-borrell-says

The Mediterranean can be a more secure and stable zone only through dialogue, the EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said at the European Parliament’s plenary session on Turkey in Brussels. ...

8. Turkey reacts to US plan for military education, training for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-reacts-to-us-plan-for-military-education-training-for-cyprus

Turkey expressed its disagreement over a US government plan to make International Military Education and Training (IMET) available to Cyprus, saying it does not help resolve the island’s division....

9. Aegean tension fueling Berlin concern

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aegean-tension-fueling-berlin-concern

With Germany assuming the European Union presidency on Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed concern over developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and Greek-Turkish relations in response to questions from MPs in the Bundestag....

10. Turkey says Greek FM’s comments on EastMed 'detached from reality'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-greek-fm-s-comments-on-eastmed-detached-from-reality

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias’ statements on the situation in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean “are entirely detached from reality.” ...

11. Borrell says EU ‘determined’ to protect external borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-says-eu-‘determined-to-protect-external-borders

The European Union is “determined” to protect its external borders and Greece’s territory, the bloc’s high representative for foreign affairs, Josep Borrell, said during a visit at Greece’s northeastern border on Wednesday....

12. Turkey spells out position on Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-spells-out-position-on-greek-islands

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has reiterated Ankara’s contentious claim that islands that lie far from the Greek mainland, including Kastellorizo in the southeastern Aegean, are not entitled to generate continental shelves...

13. Med7 calls on Turkey to respect law of the sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/med7-calls-on-turkey-to-respect-law-of-the-sea

The foreign ministers of Greece, Cyprus, France, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain, a group dubbed the Med7, issued a joint declaration on Thursday calling on “all countries of the region to respect international law, including the law of the sea, and in particular the sovereignty and sovereign rights of EU member-states.” ...

14. Turkey: ‘Maximalist and uncompromising attitude’ of Greece and Cyprus threatens regional peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-‘maximalist-and-uncompromising-attitude-of-greece-and-cyprus-threatens-regional-peace

Turkey has reacted to Greece’s condemnation Tuesday of the country’s newly declared drilling within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and continental shelf of the Republic of Cyprus....

15. Migrant camps on Greek islands put on lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-camps-on-greek-islands-put-on-lockdown

No visitors, including members of organizations and agencies, will be allowed into the migrant reception and processing centers on the Greek islands for the next two weeks at least, the Migration Ministry said yesterday, announcing a series of measures to prevent a coronavirus outbreak in any of the facilities....

16. Cooker seen behind deadly blaze at Moria camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cooker-seen-behind-deadly-blaze-at-moria-camp

Firefighters on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos are investigating the cause of a blaze that broke out on Monday afternoon at the Moria refugee and migrant camp, killing a child before it was brought under control. Authorities said the child was a girl aged between 6 and 7...

17. Greek police arrest dozens for violating measures to curb coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-police-arrest-dozens-for-violating-measures-to-curb-coronavirus

The Greek Police (ELAS) has arrested dozens of people for violating measures introduced by the government in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus, apprehending a total of 127 people across the country since last Thursday. ...

18. Large fire breaks out at Moria migrant camp on Lesvos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-fire-breaks-out-at-moria-migrant-camp-on-lesvos

A large fire has broken out at the Moria refugee and migrant camp on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, according to local media reports on Monday. ...

19. Greek islanders strike over new migrant camps, government says no alternative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-islanders-strike-over-new-migrant-camps-government-says-no-alternative

Greek island residents went on strike for a second day on Thursday, stepping up protests against government plans for new migrant camps on five islands after violent clashes with police....

20. Protesting islanders barge into Chios hotel, eight officers injured

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesting-islanders-barge-into-chios-hotel-eight-officers-injured

Local residents in Chios, angered by the Greek Government's determination to go ahead with the creation of closed migrant centers on the islands, on Wednesday barged into a hotel near the construction site and attacked eight police officers who are staying there....

21. France stands by Greece and Cyprus, says French Defense Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-stands-by-greece-and-cyprus-says-french-defense-minister

France will stand by Greece and Cyprus, supporting both in their disputes with Turkey over maritime zones in the Mediterranean, French Defence Minister Florence Parly was quoted saying in a Greek newspaper on Sunday....

22. Pressed in Syria, Turkey ups the ante in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressed-in-syria-turkey-ups-the-ante-in-the-east-med

23. Cavusoglu: Greece must be prepared to share in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-greece-must-be-prepared-to-share-in-the-east-med

Turkey is willing to reach a compromise with Greece as long as the latter is prepared to share in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....

24. Athens drafts package to ease tension with Anakara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-drafts-package-to-ease-tension-with-anakara

Athens plans to present a package of proposals to ease Aegean tensions in talks with Ankara on confidence building measures on February 17-21....

25. Greek Defence minister denies Erdogan's phone talk claims on Imia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-defence-minister-denies-erdogan-s-phone-talk-claims-on-imia

Greek Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos rejected on Thursday claims by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he sent a message to Greece through Defence Minister Hulusi Akar not to make any “move” over the eastern Aegean islets of Imia, for which the two countries were brought to the brink of war twenty-four years ago....

26. Greece not trying to create ‘anti-Turkish front,’ Greek FM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-not-trying-to-create-‘anti-turkish-front-greek-fm-says

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias says Greece is not trying to drum up opposition against Turkey but rather support for what is reasonable and would enable more cooperation in the Mediterranean....

27. Mitsotakis calls for greater European solidarity on Turkey, migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-calls-for-greater-european-solidarity-on-turkey-migration

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called for greater European solidarity in dealing with Turkish provocations against Greek sovereignty and the immigration crisis....

28. Libya’s Haftar in Athens for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-s-haftar-in-athens-for-talks

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed on Thursday to veto any solution on the North African country if the maritime border deal between the Tripoli-based government with Turkey is not scrapped...

29. Tough dilemmas in Greek-Turkish affairs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tough-dilemmas-in-greek-turkish-affairs

Turkey’s claims in the Aegean were first brought to the table in 1973 and have escalated ever since, reaching successive peaks over 10 to 15 years and multiplying...

30. Turkey says Greek Cypriots 'spoiled' in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-greek-cypriots-spoiled-in-the-eu

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says his country’s continental shelf is not up for discussion, accusing Greeks and Greek Cypriots of holding maximalist and uncompromising positions....

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