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07 August, 2020
 

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1. 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....

2. EU foreign policy chief to hold string of meetings in Cyprus this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-foreign-policy-chief-to-hold-string-of-meetings-in-cyprus-this-week

The EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell is set to hold a meetings with top Cyprus government officials including president Nicos Anastasiades on June 25 and 26, the Cyprus News Agency reported Tuesday....

3. Greek PM says Greece ready for any challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-says-greece-ready-for-any-challenge

Amid renewed tensions with Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis stressed on Wednesday that Greece “will face all challenges with consistency, stability, confidence and always with a commitment to international law, as it always does.”...

4. Greece to make massive riot police equipment purchase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-make-massive-purchase-for-riot-police-equipment

Greece is planning purchases worth millions of euros to equip the Hellenic Police’s (ELAS) riot force with shields, helmets, uniforms, bullet-proof vests and other supplies, including large quantities of tear gas, in anticipation of a fresh push on the northeastern border with Turkey by undocumented migrants and refugees trying to force their way into the European Union....

5. Greece, Turkey exchange barbs over migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-exchange-barbs-over-migrants

Greece on Thursday pushed back on criticism by Turkey that is violating the rights of refugees and migrants attempting to reach the country, saying Ankara has “instrumentalized human suffering”...

6. Greek FM insists Evros fence will be completed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-insists-evros-fence-will-be-completed

7. Turkish special forces fire over Greek military vehicle at border, Kathimerini learns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-special-forces-officers-fired-over-greek-military-vehicle-at-border-kathimerini-learns

There is evidence of a sharp increase in aggressive behavior by Turkish security forces in both the Aegean and at the Evros land border, Kathimerini has learned. ...

8. Erdogan likens Greek authorities to Nazis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-likens-greek-authorities-to-nazis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said there is “no difference” between Nazis and the Greek authorities trying to hold the country’s border against the influx of thousands of migrants and refugees spurred to push into the European Union by Ankara....

9. Erdogan says Greece’s treatment of migrants at border ‘murderous’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-greece-s-treatment-of-migrants-at-border-‘murderous

Turkey intends to take Greece to task over its alleged “maltreatment” of refugees and migrants spurred on by Ankara to push into the European Union through the Greek-Turkish border, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on a flight back from Brussels on Tuesday, according to the pro-government Daily Sabah. ...

10. EU executive tells Turkey to take migrants back from Greek border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-executive-tells-turkey-to-take-migrants-back-from-greek-border

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said ahead of talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Turkey must move refugees and migrants away from the Greek border....

11. The era of asymmetric threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-era-of-asymmetric-threats

Kyriakos Mitsotakis would never have expected to star in a Greek edition of the perfect storm. Yet fate and events have put the Greek prime minister in charge of the country at a very crucial moment. He has shown determination in dealing with the migration/refugee issue, which has also bolstered his political image. The public was craving for a strong leader – a notion that was largely eclipsed by a sense of humiliation over the past 10 years....

12. Special force from Cyprus flies to Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/special-forces-from-cyprus-fly-to-greece

Nearly two dozen members of Cypriot special security forces have been deployed to Greece’s Evros region to assist in a pushback of undocumented migrants, with reports saying the situation was calmer after a tense weekend...

13. Greek forces use tear gas to repel migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-forces-use-tear-gas-to-repel-migrants

Greek riot police and troops used water cannon and tear gas on Wednesday against hundreds of migrants as they made another attempt to cross the border from Turkey into Greece....

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

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/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....

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

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/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....

16. Greek border crackdown amid concerns over Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-border-crackdown-amid-concerns-over-turkey

Greek government sources on Friday stressed that authorities are boosting security at the country’s border following reports that Turkey will no longer stop Syrian refugees from traveling to Europe....

17. 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....

18. Greece wants floating fence to keep migrants out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-wants-floating-fence-to-keep-migrants-out

Greece wants to install a floating barrier in the Aegean Sea to deter migrants arriving at its islands’ shores through Turkey, government officials said on Thursday....

19. Migration and geopolitics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/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. ...

20. Pace of migrant arrivals in Greece via land from Turkey quickens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pace-of-migrant-arrivals-in-greece-via-land-from-turkey-quickens

More than 10,000 migrants and refugees arrived in Greece from Turkey through the northern Evros river crossing in the first half of 2018, a non governmental organisation said on Thursday, a quicker pace of arrivals compared to 2017....

21. Turks arrested in Evros given three-month suspended sentence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-arrested-in-evros-given-three-month-suspended-sentence

Four Turkish nationals have been given a three-month suspended sentence after they were arrested Thursday in a restricted zone near the Greek-Turkish border in the Evros region....

22. Four arrested after entering forbidden area near Turkish border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-arrested-after-entering-forbidden-area-near-turkish-border

Four Turkish nationals appeared Friday before a prosecutor in Orestiada, northeastern Greece, after being arrested Thursday in a forbidden military area in Evros, the river border separating Greece from Turkey....

23. EU says Greece-Turkey readmission deal required for visa waiver

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-says-greece-turkey-readmission-deal-required-for-visa-waiver

The agreement between Greece and Turkey for the return of migrants that Ankara suspended on Thursday is a “point of reference” for the EU-Turkey statement on readmissions and constitutes a precondition for the abolition of visas for Turkish citizens, European Commission spokeswoman Natasha Bertaud said on Friday....

24. Greek authorities rescue 34 migrants from islet in river

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-authorities-rescue-34-migrants-from-islet-in-river

Greek authorities say they have rescued 34 migrants, including seven children, who were trapped on an islet on the border river that separates Greece from Turkey....

25. Probe into lawyers involved in migrant smuggling rackets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/probe-into-lawyers-involvement-in-migrant-smuggling-racket

Judicial authorities in northern Greece are investigating the involvement of local lawyers in rackets smuggling migrants and refugees across Greece’s Evros River border from Turkey...

26. Tsipras looking to rein in hawkish defence minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tsipras-looking-to-rein-in-hawkish-defence-minister

According to a senior official, the incendiary rhetoric “is not needed” at a time when Greece is trying to de-escalate tension with Turkey...

27. Fears that Erdogan is controlling migrant flows to raise pressure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fears-that-erdogan-is-controlling-migrant-flows-to-raise-pressure

Tensions have peaked in the Aegean in recent weeks with a spike in Turkish violations of Greek airspace and disputes at sea...

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