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31. Menendez won’t let it rest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-won-t-let-it-rest

Any decision by the United States to go ahead with the sale of F-16 fighter jets and upgrade kits to Turkey would be 'baffling' given the 'belligerent' stance of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan towards NATO ally Greece, said Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, reiterating that he will not approve the sale...

32. Cavusoglu travels to US amid troubled ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-to-travel-to-us-amid-troubled-ties

Turkey and the United States will aim to smooth out a series of disagreements between the NATO allies when the Turkish foreign minister visits Washington this week. But expectations that outstanding issues can be resolved are low....

33. Greeks and Turks square off over Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-and-turks-square-off-over-aegean-flights

US calls to deescalate tension in the Aegean fell on deaf ears as NATO allies Greece and Turkey continued to trade accusations during Christmas, with Ankara accusing Athens of harassing Turkish aircraft and the Greek prime minister talking about a troublemaker neighbor...

34. Menendez: 'US needs to hold Erdogan accountable for his behavior'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-us-needs-to-hold-erdogan-accountable-for-his-behavior

Turkish President Erdogan should stop all overflights of Greece and withdraw every last Turkish soldier from Cyprus, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, Robert Menendez, said on Monday....

35. Menendez: 'I will not support the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-i-will-not-support-the-sale-of-f-16-fighter-jets-to-turkey

According to Senate International Affairs Committee Chairman Robert Menendez, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the defense budget is not a victory for Turkey....

36. Rafales swing by Cyprus after testing NATO integration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rafales-swing-by-cyprus-after-testing-nato-integration

French fighter jets pierced Cypriot skies over Paphos on Sunday morning, following multicarrier interoperability operations between NATO navies in the Mediterranean...

37. Turkey says S-400 ready for use if needed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-s-400-ready-for-use-if-needed

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar says his country’s Russian-made surface-to-air missile batteries are ready for action and will be used if the country is threatened...

38. Menendez reassures Cypriots no fighter jets for Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-tells-cypriots-no-fighter-jets-for-erdogan

US Senator Bob Menendez has renewed his commitment to stop F-16 fighter sales to Turkey, calling instead on everyone to make sure that all Turkish soldiers leave Cyprus down to the last one...

39. 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....

40. Cyprus’ senator friend under criminal investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-senator-friend-under-criminal-investigation

Cyprus friend Bob Menendez is once again under federal criminal investigation, with the news coming just days after the senator’s plan to block Turkey from getting F-16 jets was undone...

41. US Raptors swing by Cyprus with surprise detour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-raptors-swing-by-cyprus-with-surprise-detour

An unspecified number of F-22 fighter jets flew over Cyprus on Wednesday, with Greek media suggesting that a detour over the north of the island caught Turkey off guard...

42. 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...

43. Turkey singing the same old song

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-turkey-singing-the-same-old-song

In a letter dated June 5, 1963, and addressed to the elderly Turkish prime minister Ismet Inonu, US President Lyndon Johnson sought to avert a military invasion of Cyprus by threatening that in the case of a Soviet attack, the United States and NATO would not come to Ankara’s aid....

44. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

45. Rhetoric escalates as shots fired in Aegean Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rhetoric-escalates-as-shots-fired-in-aegean-sea

Turkey says Greek coast guard fired shots at a Turkish cargo ship in international waters in the Aegean, with Athens saying the ship was 'moving suspiciously' in Greek waters while others are calling for calm as rhetoric escalates again...

46. Washington scratches beneath surface in Aegean dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-scratches-beneath-surface-in-aegean-dispute

The State Department called on Turkey and Greece 'to refrain from rhetoric and actions that could further escalate tensions,' with a statement from Washington that Greece’s sovereignty over these islands was not in question tying to Turkey’s grievances over 'width of territorial waters and national airspace'...

47. Akar takes F-16 flight over northern Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-takes-f-16-flight-over-northern-aegean

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar flew in an F-16 fighter jet over the northern Aegean on Friday....

48. Turkey must behave as a NATO ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-turkey-must-behave-as-a-nato-ally

Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, calls for more steps to deepen the multidimensional relationship between Greece and the US, from defense and security to emerging technologies, the digital economy, the maritime industry and commercial shipping....

49. Sleepy Greek port becomes US arms hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sleepy-greek-port-becomes-us-arms-hub

But the sleepy port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has taken on a central role in increasing the US military presence in Eastern Europe to contain Russian aggression. That flow has angered not only Russia but also neighboring Turkey, underlining how war in Ukraine is reshaping Europe’s economic and diplomatic relationships....

50. US response muted following reports of Turkey's second S-400 shipment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-response-muted-following-reports-of-turkey-s-second-s-400-shipment

The Biden administration on Tuesday stopped short of threatening additional penalties following reports Turkey plans to receive the second batch of the Russian S-400 missile defense system....

51. Akar slams Greece for seeking to block sale of F-16 jets to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-slams-greece-for-seeking-to-block-sale-of-f-16-jets-to-turkey

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Tuesday attacked Greece and the Greek American lobby in the United States for seeking to put the brakes on the sale of 40 Lockheed Martin-made F-16 fighter jets to Turkey,...

52. US House passes bill restricting F-16 sales to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-house-passes-bill-restricting-f-16-sales-to-turkey

The US House has approved an amendment for blocking F-16 sales to Turkey....

53. Menendez: Turkey unwilling to resolve issues before F-16 purchase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-turkey-unwilling-to-resolve-issues-before-f-16-purchase

US Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman, Robert Menendez, has raised a number of issues that need to be addressed in order for Turkey to purchase F-16 aircraft from the US....

54. US Senator: ‘I will do all in my power’ to secure F-16 deal with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senator-‘i-will-do-all-in-my-power-to-secure-f-16-deal-with-turkey

US Senator Lindsey Graham has said he fully supports the Biden administration’s decision to sell F-16 fighter jets to Turkey and will do all he can to secure a deal, several media reported on Tuesday....

55. US congress members opposed to F-16 sale to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congress-members-opposed-to-f-16-sale-to-turkey

Greek-American Representatives Nicole Malliotakis from New York and Gus Bilirakis from Florida have said they remain opposed to sales of US F-16 fighter jets to Turkey....

56. Biden believes Congress will give green light for F-16 sale to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-believes-congress-will-give-green-light-for-f-16-sale-to-turkey

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Thursday the United States supports the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey and that he is confident the congressional approval needed for the sale can be obtained....

57. Erdogan to meet with Biden in Madrid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-to-meet-with-biden-in-madrid

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be meeting with US counterpart Joe Biden on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Madrid later on Tuesday or on Wednesday, he told reporters on Tuesday morning. ...

58. How likely is a Greek-Turkish military conflict?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-how-likely-is-a-greek-turkish-military-conflict

"Conflict over the Aegean Islands: Erdogan Threatens Europe with Next War." This is the title of a comment by the Greek-born editor-in-chief of the Munich newspaper Münchner Merkur, George Anastasiadis, on Turkey's new threats against Greece over sovereign rights in the eastern Aegean islands....

59. Cyprus looking to acquire a presidential aircraft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-looking-to-acquire-a-presidential-aircraft

Discussions surrounding the purchase of an official presidential plane return to the fore....

60. US seeking closer Greece ties to contain Turkey, analyst says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-seeking-closer-greece-ties-to-contain-turkey-analyst-says

Turkey’s growing leverage as a regional power in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted the United States to strengthen ties with Greece as a means of containing Turkey, a local expert told state-run Anadolu agency in an analysis published on Friday....

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