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1. Greek-Turkish exploratory contacts with a deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-exploratory-contacts-with-a-deadline

In the wake of last month’s dangerous escalation of tension between Greece and Turkey, the two countries have laid the groundwork for exploratory contacts on the terms and conditions of a possible resumption of a dialogue, with Berlin having played a pivotal role in the rapprochement. ...

2. Borrell, Cavusoglu agree on need to de-escalate EastMed tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-cavusoglu-agree-on-need-to-de-escalate-eastmed-tension

EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell held a telephone conversation on Thursday with the Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu, with the two agreeing on the need to de-escalate tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. ...

3. 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....

4. Armed Forces source: ‘Situation unchanged’ near Kastellorizo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-forces-source-‘situation-unchanged-near-kastellorizo

The situation “remain unchanged” in the sea area near the Greek island of Kastellorizo on Wednesday for which Turkey issued a Navtex on Tuesday for seismic activities in an area of sea between Cyprus and Crete, according to a source from the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA)....

5. Greek armed forces on alert over Turkish exploration off Kastellorizo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-forces-on-alert-over-turkish-exploration-off-kastellorizo

The Antalya Navtex station on Tuesday announced plans for a Turkish seismic survey south and east of the Greek island of Kastellorizo from July 21-August 2....

6. Greek-Turkish ties come under strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-ties-come-under-strain

The already tense relationship between Greece and Turkey has been strained further in the wake of Ankara’s leaking of a supposedly secret meeting between Greek, Turkish and German officials following Turkey’s controversial decision to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque and amid an increasingly aggressive Turkish stance in the East Mediterranean. The already tense relationship between Greece and Turkey has been strained further in the wake of Ankara’s leaking of a supposedly secret meeting between Greek, Turkish and German officials following Turkey’s controversial decision to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque and amid an increasingly aggressive Turkish stance in the East Mediterranean. ...

7. Wailing sirens mark 1974 coup in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wailing-sirens-mark-coup-in-cyprus

Emergency sirens sounded all over the island of Cyprus on Wednesday morning, marking the anniversary of the military coup of 1974...

8. EU raises its bet on blood plasma in search for Covid-19 treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-raises-its-bet-on-blood-plasma-in-search-for-covid-19-treatment

The European Union wants to fast-track funding to treat Covid-19 patients with blood plasma collected from survivors, an EU document seen by Reuters shows, in a sign of the bloc’s growing confidence in the experimental treatment....

9. Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy conduct aeronautical exercise off Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-france-and-italy-conduct-aeronautical-exercise-off-limassol

An aeronautical exercise with the participation of units of the Republic of Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy was carried out on Wednesday in the maritime area south of Limassol, in the context of the Defence and Security Cooperation of the four countries....

10. 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....

11. US to include Cyprus in army programme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-include-cyprus-in-army-programme

The American Embassy in Nicosia says the United States are looking forward to expanding their military education and training programmes to include Cyprus, with plans to introduce professional and technical courses in 2021...

12. 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....

13. Mitsotakis makes Israel his first destination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mitsotakis-makes-israel-his-first-destination

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is traveling to Israel today on his first foreign visit since the coronavirus outbreak. The message is clear, and it is being sent out in several directions. After deepening their mutually beneficial relationship (which is not aimed at any third country) for a decade, Greece and Israel are pushing ties to a new level....

14. 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.”...

15. 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....

16. 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”...

17. 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....

18. Greece condemns Turkey’s drilling intentions in Cyprus’ EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-condemns-turkey-s-drilling-intentions-in-cyprus-eez

Greece on Tuesday condemned Turkey’s announced intention to continue drilling inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), saying it ignores calls by the international community to respect international law....

19. President: mistakes, complacency over Easter will mean restrictions drag on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-mistakes-complacency-over-easter-will-mean-restrictions-drag-on

Addressing the nation anew on Thursday, President Nicos Anastasiades said that this weekend, which marks the Greek Orthodox Easter, will test the island’s population but stressed the need for absolute compliance with restriction measures so that it can remain feasible to begin a gradual lifting of the measures as soon as possible....

20. 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....

21. Civil Defence calls for volunteers to set up tents at Kokkinotrimithia camp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-defence-calls-for-volunteers-to-set-up-tents-at-kokkinotrimithia-camp

The Civil Defense called for helping hands to assist in putting up tents on Friday at the Kokkinotrimithia refugee camp, which has in recent days seen an influx of asylum seeker arrivals....

22. 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....

23. 14 EU countries demand Syria govt, Russia return to 2018 ceasefire deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-eu-countries-demand-syria-govt-russia-return-to-2018-ceasefire-deal

Foreign ministers from 14 European countries, including France and Germany, demanded on Wednesday that Syrian government forces and their Russian backers end their offensive in Idlib province and return to the terms of a 2018 ceasefire deal....

24. 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....

25. Defence minister goes ‘behind enemy lines'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-minister-goes-‘behind-enemy-lines

Cypriot Defence Minister Savvas Angelides got up close and personal with special commandos during their winter training high up in the snowy mountains...

26. Greece, US hold live-fire drill after major base deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-us-hold-live-fire-drill-after-major-base-deal

At the foot of Mount Olympus, army aviation forces from Greece and the United States are taking part in a live-fire exercise with attack helicopters, marking deepening defense ties between the two countries....

27. Amid tension, Greece, Turkey hold military-to-military talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amid-tension-greece-turkey-hold-military-to-military-talks

A delegation of Turkish military officials is due in Athens to resume confidence-building talks amid tension between the two NATO members over maritime oil-and-gas drilling rights....

28. Anti-aircraft systems activated in joint military exercise with France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-aircraft-systems-activated-in-joint-military-exercise-with-france

French Rafale fighter jets put the capabilities of the Cyprus army’s anti-aircraft umbrella to the test during a joint military exercise on Monday....

29. Greek-US ties and the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/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.”...

30. Cyprus’ Foreign Minister to attend Munich Security Conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-foreign-minister-to-attend-munich-security-conference

The Foreign Minister of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides, departs on Friday for Munich, to attend the Munich Security Conference, taking place between February 14-16....

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