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1. UN envoy Cuellar initiates diplomatic odyssey in Cyprus talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-envoy-cuellar-initiates-diplomatic-odyssey-in-cyprus-talks

Maria-Angela Olguin Cuellar has been in Athens since Monday morning, following her departure from Cyprus, where she engaged with key figures including the former President, Nikos Anastasiades......

2. Switzerland hosts global peace summit for Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/switzerland-hosts-global-peace-summit-for-ukraine

Ukraine's plea for peace resonated as Switzerland stepped forward to host a summit, according to a joint announcement by the presidents in Bern. ...

3. Kasselakis arrives in Cyprus, talks on Cyprus problem await

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasselakis-arrives-in-cyprus-talks-on-cyprus-problem-await

Stefanos Kasselakis, the newly elected president of the SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance, expressed his support for restarting talks on the Cyprus issue from where they left off in Crans Montana during an interview with the Cyprus News Agency....

4. Mitsotakis rules out joint energy exploitation with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-rules-out-joint-energy-exploitation-with-turkey

If Turkey wishes to come closer to Europe and make an opening to the West, Greek-Turkish dialog must resume, New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who is leading the polls ahead of Sunday’s parliamentary elections, said on Wednesday...

5. Turkish elections: No matter who wins, Greece remains skeptical

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-elections-no-matter-who-wins-greece-remains-skeptical

Greek-Turkish Relations Hang in the Balance After Turkish Elections" Subtitle: "Uncertainty Looms as Turkey's Strategic Priorities Likely to Remain Unchanged Regardless of Election Outcome"...

6. Turkish FM raises havoc over ‘demilitarization’ of Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-fm-raises-havoc-over-‘demilitarization-of-greek-islands

The matter of the eastern Aegean islands is a “national issue,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told the Grand National Assembly on Tuesday, appealing for consensus over Ankara’s claims that Greece is violating their demilitarized status....

7. Turkey again calls on Greece to demilitarize islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-again-calls-on-greece-to-demilitarize-islands

Turkey’s National Security Council said on Thursday that it 'expects' Greece to immediately demilitarize its Aegean islands off the Turkish coast...

8. 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....

9. Turks test fire missile full of double entendre

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turks-test-fire-missile-full-of-double-entendre

Turkey reportedly test-fired a short-range ballistic missile over the Black Sea on Tuesday in an apparent double entendre, as Ankara called on Athens this week to resolve issues through dialogue but also repeated warnings to Greece to demilitarize the Aegean...

10. EU mulls military training for Ukrainian forces

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-military-training-for-ukrainian-forces

The European Union is considering the possibility of organizing a "training and assistance" mission for the Ukrainian army, which will take place in neighboring countries, the EU High Representative on foreign policy Josep Borrell said on Monday....

11. Mitsotakis ready to respond to Turkish claims at Madrid NATO summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-ready-to-respond-to-turkish-claims-at-madrid-nato-summit

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is heading to the upcoming NATO summit with the text of the conclusions of the European Council in his briefcase which calls on Turkey to stop making threats against Greece and to move on a de-escalation trajectory....

12. 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;...

13. Turkish Defense Minister and Greek MP's clash at NATO meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-defense-minister-and-greek-mp-s-clash-at-nato-meeting

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Greek MPs engaged in an intense confrontation in Istanbul on Tuesday during the joint meeting of the Political Committee of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) and the Mediterranean and Middle East Special Group....

14. 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....

15. Greece rejects Turkish claims in the Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-rejects-turkish-claims-in-the-aegean

The Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations delivered a letter addressed to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday rejecting claims contained in a letter delivered by Turkey to the same body in September 2021....

16. Op-ed: Turkey antagonizing Greece at every opportunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-turkey-antagonizing-greece-at-every-opportunity

Turkey is trying to reach out to most countries in the region in a quest for a new, smoother and ultimately more beneficial – to Ankara itself – modus vivendi....

17. Zelensky: 'We will not join NATO'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zelensky-we-will-not-join-nato

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky appears to have accepted that his country will not become a member of NATO, one of the demands made by Russia before it invaded....

18. Eleftheria square lit up in solidarity with Ukraine (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eleftheria-square-lit-up-in-solidarity-with-ukraine

Since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine 7 days ago, monuments around the world were lit up in the colors of the Ukrainian flag to show support and solidarity with the Ukrainian people. ...

19. Russia pounds Ukraine by air, land and sea - Siege of Kiev

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-pounds-ukraine-by-air-land-and-sea-siege-of-kiev

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is in full swing. There are reports that dozens have died. Fighting fronts are located in various parts of the country, as the Russian operation is multifaceted, while the attack on the outskirts of Kiev is intensifying. ...

20. FM responds to Turkish escalations over status of Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fm-responds-to-turkish-escalations-over-status-of-greek-islands

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias responded on Wednesday to recent statements made by Turkish officials, including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on the status of the Greek islands that have escalated tensions in the Aegean....

21. Erdogan threatens ‘highest-level warning’ over Aegean islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-threatens-‘highest-level-warning-over-aegean-islands

Turkey is prepared to issue “a warning at the highest level” if Greece does not change its position with regards to the demilitarization of the Aegean islands, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday....

22. Op-ed: Greek-Turkish relations in the pre-election arena

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-greek-turkish-relations-in-the-pre-election-arena

Greek-Turkish relations are not moving forward. The prime minister may have started his administration believing that progress could be made, but today the impasse is obvious and no light can be seen at the end of the tunnel....

23. Greece rejects Turkish demand for demilitarization of islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-rejects-turkish-demand-for-demilitarization-of-islands

Greece rejected on Thursday Turkey’s latest demand to demilitarize its islands, saying they “go beyond simple logic.”...

24. Cavusoglu reiterates warning on demilitarization of Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-reiterates-warning-on-demilitarization-of-greek-islands

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu reiterated on Thursday its call on Greece to demilitarize the islands, warning that if Athens does not change its stance, then the debate questioning their sovereignty will begin....

25. Erdogan says Turkey will respond to Greek buildup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-says-turkey-will-respond-to-greek-buildup

Referring to Greece’s recent arms procurements, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Thursday that “Turkey will not sit and watch Greece strengthen, it will be shielded.”...

26. 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.”...

27. Greece braces for tension with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-braces-for-tension-with-turkey

The prospect of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “testing” the freshly ratified Greek-French agreement, by escalating tensions in the Aegean or in the Eastern Mediterranean, is worrying Athens....

28. Turkey renews call for demilitarization of islands in letter to UN

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-renews-call-for-demilitarization-of-islands-in-letter-to-un

With yet another round of exploratory low-level talks set to start between Greece and Turkey on Wednesday, Ankara has renewed calls for the demilitarization of the eastern Aegean islands....

29. Greek, Turkish ministers stand their ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-foreign-ministers-stand-their-ground

Greek and Turkish foreign ministers Nikos Dendias and Mevlut Cavusoglu hailed the relaunch of exploratory talks between Athens and Ankara and called for a de-escalation of tension, but both stood their ground on key issues dividing the two sides in an unusually frank press conference following their meeting in Ankara on Thursday...

30. 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....

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