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16 January, 2021
 

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1. Turkey and Greece to resume talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-and-greece-to-resume-talks

Turkey and Greece will resume talks aimed at reducing tensions between the neighbors on Jan. 25, Turkish and Greek officials announced Monday, following this summer’s dispute over maritime borders and energy rights in the eastern Mediterranean...

2. Britain and EU publish Brexit trade agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-and-eu-publish-brexit-trade-agreement

Britain and the European Union on Saturday published the text of a narrow trade agreement just five days before the United Kingdom exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs in its most momentous global shift since the loss of empire ...

3. Turkey hopes to turn new page with US, EU in 2021, Erdogan says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-hopes-to-turn-new-page-with-us-eu-in-2021-erdogan-says

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Turkey hopes to “turn a new page in its ties with the United States and European Union, and that Ankara had been subjected to “double standards” by both its NATO ally Washington and the bloc....

4. Turkey’s defence industry to go it alone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-defence-industry-to-go-it-alone

US Senator Robert Menendez says he is not worried about retaliation from Turkey after Washington imposed sanctions on Ankara, with officials in Turkey warning further development of their domestic defence industry could speed up as a result...

5. EU leaders pull Turkey punch at last minute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-pull-turkey-punch-at-last-minute

European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prepare limited sanctions on Turkish individuals over an energy exploration dispute with Greece and Cyprus, postponing any harsher steps until March as countries sparred over how to handle Ankara...

6. EU to talk Turkey after all is said and done

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-talk-turkey-after-all-is-said-and-done

The 'Turkey issue' is far from clear as EU leaders prepare to meet on Thursday, with Ankara accusing Athens of taking a provocative stance and Paris laying it all out before the Union could resume talks with NATO’s eastern flank member...

7. No ‘cold turkey’ route as EU ministers meet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-‘cold-turkey-route-as-eu-ministers-meet

No big steps are expected Monday as EU foreign ministers meet to evaluate possible sanctions against Turkey, laying the groundwork for a more substantive debate between EU leaders later in the week...

8. 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....

9. Anastasiades participates in prep meeting ahead of EUCO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-participates-in-prep-meeting-ahead-of-euco

With the European Council coming up next Wednesday and Thursday, President Nicos Anastasiades participated in a preparatory videoconference hosted by European Council President Charles Michel to discuss issues on the agenda, which is also expected to include a discussion of the potential imposition of sectoral sanctions against Turkey....

10. Turkish exploration vessel back in port ahead of EU summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-exploration-vessel-back-in-port-ahead-of-eu-summit

Turkey’s seismic exploration vessel Oruc Reis returned to port on Monday from disputed Mediterranean waters, less than two weeks before a European Union summit where the bloc will evaluate possible sanctions against Ankara....

11. France, EU lawmakers push for sanctions on Turkey next month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-eu-lawmakers-push-for-sanctions-on-turkey-next-month

France is leading a push for European Union sanctions on Turkey next month to follow through on a threat made by the bloc in October, but has yet to win support from EU governments beyond Greece and Cyprus, officials and diplomats said. ...

12. Cyprus rationalizes sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rationalizes-sanctions-against-turkey

Cypriot Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides has reiterated his country’s position in seeking a settlement of the Cyprus problem, adding that economic sanctions against Ankara remain on the table 'as long as Turkey continues to maintain tensions'...

13. Greece, UAE commit to mutual defense assistance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-uae-commit-to-mutual-defense-assistance

The mutual defense assistance clause, activated in the event that one of the two countries’ territorial integrity is threatened, is probably the most important part of the defense and foreign policy cooperation agreement signed by Greece and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week, according to sources with inside information....

14. Cyprus, Israel, Greece agree to boost defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-israel-greece-agree-to-boost-defense-cooperation

The defense ministers of Greece, Israel and Cyprus agreed Thursday to step up military cooperation which they said will keep their armed forces better prepared, help create more jobs and bolster security in a fraught region. ...

15. Mitsotakis hails Cyprus, Greece, Egypt cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-hails-cyprus-greece-egypt-cooperation

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis hailed the importance of the trilateral cooperation between Greece, Cyprus and Egypt for ensuring peace and stability in the region....

16. Cavusoglu signals new Cyprus game plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-signals-new-cyprus-game-plan

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has called for sovereign equality in divided Cyprus, adding that Ankara was ready for dialogue with Athens but also prepared for tension if Greece chose the latter...

17. US and Russia take liberties over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-and-russia-take-liberties-over-cyprus

The Republic of Cyprus was in a diplomatic pickle this week, after US officials urged the island to follow through with banning Russian naval ships, prompting Moscow’s reaction...

18. Rare show of solidarity after deadly quake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rare-show-of-solidarity-after-deadly-quake

The leaders of Turkey and Greece communicated a rare sense of solidarity to each other in the wake of a deadly earthquake in the Aegean, felt in both Athens and Istanbul...

19. Greece and Turkey take it down a notch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-turkey-take-it-down-a-notch

Greece and Turkey have mutually cancelled military exercises on each other’s national holiday this week, as a gesture of goodwill following a special NATO-sponsored meeting between the two defense ministers...

20. Erdogan says Turkey tested Russian S-400s, shrugs off US reaction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-turkey-tested-russian-s-400s-shrugs-off-us-reaction

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed on Friday that Turkey had been testing the S-400 air defense systems that it bought from Russia and said US objections on the issue did not matter. ...

21. 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. ...

22. Turkey slams joint declaration by Cyprus, Greece and Egypt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-slams-joint-declaration-by-cyprus-greece-and-egypt

Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Thursday slammed a joint statement by Greece, Cyprus and Egypt that condemns Turkish energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean and numerous "provocations" that they maintain are threatening regional peace....

23. 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...

24. Maps, maritime zones and islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/maps-maritime-zones-and-islands

Ankara’s recent publication of a map that appears to split the Aegean Sea in two was yet another sign of Turkish aggressiveness. Like previous naval maneuvers, fighter jet overflights and verbal threats, the map is seen as an unacceptable and deplorable action of the sort that undermines any prospects for dialogue between the two sides....

25. Greece asks EU countries to halt military exports to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-asks-eu-countries-to-halt-military-exports-to-turkey

Greece has asked fellow European Union countries to halt military exports to Turkey, the country's foreign minister said Tuesday, amid a deepening dispute between the two neighbors over maritime boundaries in the eastern Mediterranean....

26. Carrot-and-stick approach to Turkey failing, EU envoys say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/carrot-and-stick-approach-to-turkey-failing-eu-envoys-say

The European Union's latest strategy to defuse tensions with Turkey is unravelling, two weeks after it was sealed, raising the risk of conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean, diplomats, officials and experts said....

27. 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....

28. 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...

29. Nicosia in wait-and-see over Barbaros

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-in-wait-and-see-over-barbaros

Government officials in the Republic of Cyprus on Friday declined to comment on reports that Turkish seismic vessel Barbaros had moved away from contested waters off Cyprus, suggesting Nicosia was in a wait-and-see mode amid reports of ongoing diplomatic efforts at the European level between Greece and Turkey...

30. Greek, Turkish foreign ministers meet as tensions ease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-foreign-ministers-meet-as-tensions-ease

The foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey have met on the sidelines of a conference in Slovakia and agreed to set a date for the start of a new round of exploratory talks between the two, officials said Wednesday....

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