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30 September, 2020
 

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31. EU set to sanction Turkey over ships in disputed East Med exploration area

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-set-to-sanction-turkey-over-ships-in-disputed-east-med-exploration-area

The European Union is preparing sanctions against Turkey that could be discussed at the bloc's next summit on September 24 in response to the Eastern Mediterranean dispute with Greece, the EU’s top diplomat said on Friday. ...

32. Greece starts more training exercises amid Turkey tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-starts-more-training-exercises-amid-turkey-tension

Greece and the United Arab Emirates have begun joint air force training exercises in the eastern Mediterranean, in the latest build-up of military forces in the region where Greece and Turkey are at odds over seabed mineral rights....

33. EU mulls legal action against Cyprus 'golden passports'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-legal-action-against-cyprus-golden-passports

The foreign media network Al Jazeera, that has this week been publishing a series of articles and videos on the murky side of the Cyprus ‘golden passports’ program after it was leaked classified documents, reported that the European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders is looking into the possibility of legal action against Cyprus....

34. International EastMed tension-diffusing efforts battling on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-eastmed-tension-diffusing-efforts-battling-on

International moves to de-escalate tension in the eastern Mediterranean continued on Tuesday, with the German Chancellor holding a tete-a-tete with the NATO Secretary General and the kickstarting of the informal meetings of EU ministers in Berlin, where regional tensions were at the top of the agenda....

35. Joint drill makes waves around Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joint-drill-makes-waves-around-cyprus

Turkey issued a new navigational telex on Thursday for gunnery exercises next week in the eastern Mediterranean, following an ongoing joint military drill between Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy...

36. Greece to extend territorial waters amid dispute with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-extend-territorial-waters-amid-dispute-with-turkey

Turkey’s president warned Greece on Wednesday not to test his country’s patience or courage as the NATO allies remained locked in a tense dispute over offshore energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean, while Greece announced plans to extend its territorial waters along its western coastline....

37. Cyprus takes a stab at Al Jazeera 'propaganda'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-a-stab-at-al-jazeera-propaganda

The daily publication of reports by the foreign media network Al Jazeera targeting the Cyprus citizenship-for-investment programme after gaining possession of over 1,400 leaked documents has sent the Cyprus government rushing to set the record straight....

38. Cyprus police looking into Al Jazeera document leak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-looking-into-al-jazeera-document-leak

Cyprus law enforcement officials have been investigating since June 3 how the foreign media network Al Jazeera, that has this week published a series of articles and videos on the island’s citizenship-by-investment program, got hold of the leaked documents on which it built its exposé....

39. Borrell to present options for sanctions against Turkey at Gymnich

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-to-present-options-for-sanctions-against-turkey-at-gymnich

The European Commission confirmed Tuesday that the EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell is set to present a list of potential options for sanctions against Turkey during the Gymnich in Berlin on Thursday, with all options expected to be discussed by the 27 EU leaders during a summit in September....

40. German FM calls for ‘direct discussions’ between Greece and Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-fm-calls-for-‘direct-discussions-between-greece-and-turkey

“The windows for dialogue between Greece and Turkey must now be opened further and not closed,” German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in an emailed statement before meeting Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his counterpart, Nikos Dendias, in Athens on Tuesday....

41. Cyprus 'golden passports' under more scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-golden-passports-under-more-scrutiny

A foreign investigative report says leaked documents from the Republic of Cyprus suggest the island’s government violated its own rules in granting “golden passport” citizenships, with Cypriot officials denying the accusations and raising credibility issues over the report...

42. Erdogan reveals massive gas find in Black Sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-announces-massive-gas-find-in-black-sea

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivered on a promise for a surprise on Friday, when he announced that Turkey has carried out the largest natural gas reserve exploration in the Black Sea...

43. Nicosia mayor weighs in on migrant housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-mayor-weighs-in-on-migrant-housing

Nicosia Mayor Constantinos Yiorkadjis has suggested asylum applicants be barred from residing downtown until their applications are adjudicated, while also calling on the government for a 'clearer housing policy'...

44. After collision, Athens plans next steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-collision-athens-plans-next-steps

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos on Tuesday congratulated the captain of the Greek frigate Limnos that accidentally collided with a Turkish ship during a standoff in the Eastern Mediterranean last week and indicated that Greece is prepared to hold talks with Turkey on the condition that it withdraws its warships and seismic research vessels from the area of the Greek continental shelf...

45. Cyprus open to defining maritime zones

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-open-to-defining-maritime-zones

Cyprus said on Tuesday it was willing to engage with all its neighbours on defining maritime boundaries, amid a tense stand-off with Turkey in the eastern Mediterranean over jurisdiction in the energy-rich waters...

46. Nicosia, Athens set tone for Turkey response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-athens-set-tone-for-turkey-response

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said on Tuesday that the Cyprus problem remained at the top of his country’s agenda during a visit on the island, with his Cypriot counterpart calling on the European Union to use a carrot-and-stick approach towards Turkey...

47. Greek FM makes impromptu visit to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-makes-impromptu-visit-to-cyprus

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is on a surprise one-day trip to the Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday for talks with his Cypriot counterpart Nikos Christodoulides...

48. Borrell doubles down on Turkey criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-doubles-down-on-turkey-criticism

EU High Representative on Foreign Policy Josep Borrell scorned Turkey over the weekend, calling on Ankara to end drilling activities off the island of Cyprus and engage in a broad dialogue with the European Union...

49. Rival warnings keep on in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rival-warnings-keep-on-in-mediterranean-waters

Rival warnings continued to be issued over waters in the eastern Mediterranean this weekend, after EU ministers reaffirmed the bloc’s solidarity with Greece and the Republic of Cyprus and Turkey saying it would not “bow to banditry”...

50. Pompeo to meet Turkey's Cavusoglu

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-to-meet-turkey-s-cavusoglu

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is to meet Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, CNN quoted acting assistant secretary of state Michael Kozak as saying on Friday...

51. 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."...

52. EastMed diplomatic marathon in full swing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-diplomatic-marathon-in-full-swing

European Council President Charles Michel on Thursday held a telephone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to the former’s spokesman Barend Leyts....

53. Turkey says it wants to resolve dispute with Greece through dialogue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-it-wants-to-resolve-dispute-with-greece-through-dialogue

Turkey’s Energy Minister Fatih Donmez tweeted Wednesday that Turkey plans to lay two cables, totaling 1,750 km in length, for seismic research for energy resources in the Mediterranean Sea by August 23....

54. Borrell calls extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-calls-extraordinary-foreign-affairs-council-meeting

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has called an extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting Friday afternoon....

55. Dendias to meet Pompeo in Vienna

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dendias-to-meet-pompeo-in-vienna

Athens says it will not accept a fait accompli in the Eastern Mediterranean, with reports saying Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is set to meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Vien on Friday....

56. Leaders of Cyprus, Greece talk strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaders-of-cyprus-greece-talk-strategy

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades was briefed on Tuesday by the Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis on the situation in Greece’s continental shelf and exclusive economic zone, where Turkey’s seismic exploration vessel is currently stationed, with the two leaders agreeing on coordinated action....

57. 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....

58. 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...

59. Cyprus and Russia come to terms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-russia-come-to-terms

It will no longer be possible for wealthy Russians to distribute profit via dividends to foreign firms in Cyprus, after Nicosia said it agreed with Moscow on terms to amend a double tax treaty, but some say the island still kept some competitive advantages...

60. 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.”...

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