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15 July, 2024
 

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1. Rhodes island initiates special visa for Turkish tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhodes-island-initiates-special-visa-for-turkish-tourists

Officials on the Greek island of Rhodes opened a new vacation visa terminal for Turkish visitors Monday as part of a diplomatic effort to ease long-standing tensions between the two countries. ...

2. How Turkey's 'Blue Homeland' doctrine came to be

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-how-turkey-s-blue-homeland-doctrine-came-to-be

Fresh fuel was thrown onto the already volatile Greek-Turkish relationship in 2019 in the form of a map that was made public in a photograph that had Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan standing in front of it....

3. Three scenarios for Turkish provocations in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-scenarios-for-turkish-provocations-in-the-east-med

Preparations are done and the Turkish drilling rig Abdul Hamid Khan is ready to sail to its destination, according to informed sources, but the location is yet to be announced. ...

4. What is Turkey up to?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-what-is-turkey-up-to

This summer, for the first time in many years, the omens concerning Greek-Turkish relations are particularly gloomy. There are many objective reasons why Turkey causing a heated incident is not the most likely scenario;...

5. Athens sees Ankara raising tensions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-sees-ankara-raising-tensions

Greek officials expect two moves by Turkey that will ratchet up tensions between the two nominal allies up another notch this summer, to levels not seen since 2020....

6. Turkey insists on demilitarization of islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-insists-on-demilitarization-of-islands

Reiterating that Greece must demilitarize its islands, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has taken issue with official celebrations over the weekend on nearby Chios and Samos, calling them a “provocation.”...

7. Video shows Turkey cadets swimming to islet of Tuzla, the equivalent distance from Turkey to Kastellorizo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-shows-turkey-cadets-swimming-to-islet-of-tuzla-the-equivalent-distance-from-turkey-to-kastellorizo

Turkey’s military cadets swam the distance to the Greek island of Kastellorizo last week to demonstrate how close the Greek island is to Turkey....

8. Turkish consulate worker, ship cook found guilty of espionage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-consulate-worker-ship-cook-found-guilty-of-espionage

Two men arrested last year on the island of Rhodes have been found guilty of espionage against Greece....

9. Athens sees Ankara games ahead of summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-sees-ankara-games-ahead-of-summit

Not only did Turkey continue to ignore Athens’ proposals for the next round of exploratory contacts between the two countries on Monday, its Defense Ministry once again revisited the issue of demilitarization of the Greek islands of the eastern Aegean, going as far as denouncing the presence of Greek warships at Kastellorizo....

10. Turkey shrugs off effect of sanctions as EUCO looms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-shrugs-off-effect-of-sanctions-as-euco-looms

The intense consultations between European Union member-states on the bloc’s response to Turkish aggression in recent months are expected to continue until the 11th hour before the start of Thursday’s crucial leaders summit. ...

11. Cat-and-mouse game with Turkey must stop, Michel says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cat-and-mouse-game-with-turkey-must-stop-michel-says

A game of “cat-and-mouse” between the European Union and Turkey needs to come to an end, European Council President Charles Michel said on Friday, in reference to a dispute over natural gas resources in the Eastern Mediterranean....

12. Friction in East Med to be prolonged

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/friction-in-east-med-to-be-prolonged

Turkey’s Oruc Reis seismic survey vessel will explore the area east of the 28th meridian for another two months, according to Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez, effectively heralding a long period of friction in the Eastern Mediterranean. ...

13. NAVTEX wars continue in eastern Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-navtex-wars-continue-in-eastern-mediterranean

Greece has issued a counter navigational warning following NAVTEX messages from Turkey, after Ankara renewed exploratory activities in contested Mediterranean waters and further denounced Athens for treaty violations...

14. Athens bracing for a protracted crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-bracing-for-a-protracted-crisis

Athens is preparing on both a diplomatic and military level for a protracted crisis in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean until at least the end of the year when the European Union’s ultimatum to Turkey expires in December. Other crucial political milestones will be the US elections on November 3 and the void created until the president is sworn in on January 20....

15. Athens bracing for four East Med scenarios

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-bracing-for-four-east-med-scenarios

Having drawn useful conclusions from the tension in the Eastern Mediterranean over the summer, Athens is prepared to deal with any move Ankara makes south of the island of Kastellorizo and is examining four possible scenarios, Kathimerini understands. ...

16. Turkey points finger at Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-points-finger-at-greece

Ankara fired back at US and EU criticism over actions of its decision to send Oruc Reis survey vessel near the Greek island of Kastellorizo, while also accusing Athens of escalating tensions and refusing honest dialogue over maritime disputes...

17. EU FMs call for reversal of Varosha opening

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-fms-call-for-reversal-of-varosha-opening

The 27 EU foreign ministers called on Monday for a reversal of the opening of Varosha, the EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said, after chairing a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council earlier in Luxembourg....

18. Turkish seismic vessels make waves again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-seismic-vessels-make-waves-again

Turkey is once again sending research vessel Oruc Reis to explore for gas south of Greek island Kastellorizo, days after Ankara announced a new NAVTEX for its Barbaros ship in waters off Cyprus...

19. Greek president visits Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-president-visits-cyprus

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou is on an official visit to the Republic of Cyprus over the next few days, following an invitation by Nicosia and just days after her recent visit to Kastellorizo that raised eyebrows in Ankara...

20. Turkey accuses Greece of treaty violations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-accuses-greece-of-treaty-violations

Turkey has issued a navigational telex to mariners accusing Greece of violating the Lausanne Treaty by militarizing the Greek island of Chios just 10 miles from a Turkish port...

21. Athens and Ankara in dialogue rehearsal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-ankara-in-dialogue-rehearsal-exclusively-in-kathimerini

In the wake of the almost month-long standoff between Greece and Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean, the foreign ministers of both countries, Nikos Dendias and Mevlut Cavusoglu, give their analysis of the situation and the way forward in articles they wrote exclusively for Kathimerini...

22. NAVTEX wars continue in east Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/navtex-wars-continue-in-eastern-mediterranean

Athens has issued an advisory to mariners concerning Greek air and naval forces conducting exercises in an area that overlaps with the one reserved by Ankara in a similar advisory issued on Sunday...

23. Mitsotakis spells out message to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-spells-out-message-to-turkey

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on Turkey to “stop the provocations” in the Eastern Mediterranean and return to the negotiating table in order to resolve disagreements regarding the delimitation of maritime zones...

24. Greek and Turkish warships in 'mini collision,' says defense source

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-turkish-warships-in-mini-collision-says-defense-source

A Greek and a Turkish warship were involved in a mini-collision on Wednesday during a standoff in the eastern Mediterranean, a Greek defense source said, describing it as an "accident."...

25. Ankara responds to Greek warnings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-responds-to-greek-warnings

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says an attack on Oruc Reis in the eastern Mediterranean would incur a “high price” while at the same time calling for a win-win solution through dialogue...

26. Athens warns of possible 'accident' in East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-warns-of-possible-accident-in-east-med

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday warned about the possibility of an "accident" in the Eastern Mediterranean where Greek and Turkish naval forces have gathered after Ankara decided to sent a vessel to conduct seismic research south of Kastellorizo...

27. Turkey says it will license new Mediterranean areas this month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-it-will-license-new-mediterranean-areas-this-month

Turkey will issue seismic exploration and drilling licenses in new areas of the eastern Mediterranean by the end of August and continue its operations in the region, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday, amid tensions with Greece....

28. Turkey says Greece making a ‘big fuss’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-greece-making-a-‘big-fuss

Ankara has accused Athens of having “no legal basis” for raising objections over Turkish exploration in the eastern Mediterranean, as Greek armed forces were placed on high alert Monday after Turkey sent a seismic survey vessel in contested waters...

29. Turkey issues yet another Navtex as vessel moves into Greek EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-issues-yet-another-navtex-as-vessel-moves-into-greek-eez

Turkey has responded to a Greek navigational telex (Navtex) issued earlier Monday with an advisory saying that three Turkish research vessels are “conducting seismic survey in Turkey’s continental shelf… in accordance with international law.”...

30. Turkish seismic research vessel within Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-seismic-research-vessel-within-cyprus-eez

The Turkish seismic research vessel Oruc Reis was spotted on Monday off the Western coast of Cyprus and in the area delineated by Turkey’s fresh Navtex....

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