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1. Greece, US affirm commitment to boosting ties after high-level review

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-us-affirm-commitment-to-boosting-ties-after-high-level-review

Greece and the US on Monday issued a joint statement following a high-level review of the US-Greece Strategic Dialogue that took place in Thessaloniki amid a visit to the northern port by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias....

2. EP adopts resolution condemning Turkey's EastMed activities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ep-adopts-resolution-condemning-turkey-s-eastmed-activities

With 601 votes in favour, 57 against and 36 abstentions, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution condemning Turkey’s activities in the EEZ of Greece and Cyprus, ahead of next week’s extraordinary European Council summit that will focus on the heightened tensions in the eastern Mediterranean....

3. Ankara accuses Athens of beating the war drum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-accuses-athens-of-beating-the-war-drum

Turkey says the European Union is not sincere in its efforts to weigh in on the maritime disputes in the eastern Mediterranean, while accusing Athens of beating the war drum by intending to expand Greek territorial waters...

4. 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. ...

5. 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....

6. NAVTEX wars continue in eastern Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/navtex-wars-continue-in-eastern-mediterranean

Athens has issued an advisory to mariners concerning Greek air and naval forces conducting exercises in an area that overlaps with the one reserved by Ankara in a similar advisory issued on Sunday...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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”...

11. 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."...

12. Ankara responds to Greek warnings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-responds-to-greek-warnings

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says an attack on Oruc Reis in the eastern Mediterranean would incur a “high price” while at the same time calling for a win-win solution through dialogue...

13. Amid tensions with Turkey, Greece in joint manoeuvres with France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amid-tensions-with-turkey-greece-in-joint-manoeuvres-with-france

Amid ongoing tensions with Turkey over disputed waters in the eastern Mediterranean, the French military conducted training exercises with Greek forces on Thursday off the southern island of Crete, including in the maritime area reserved by Turkey’s Navtex earlier this month for seismic exploration....

14. 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....

15. 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.”...

16. Regional tensions flare up anew as Turkey issues new Navtex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/regional-tensions-flare-up-anew-as-turkey-issues-new-navtex

17. Turkey resumes drilling in eastern Mediterranean, Erdogan says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-resumes-drilling-in-eastern-mediterranean-erdogan-says

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey had resumed energy exploration work in the eastern Mediterranean as Greece had not kept its promises regarding such activities in the region. ...

18. Cyprus calls for EU task force on island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-for-eu-task-force-on-island

The European Union must do more to fill a power vacuum in the eastern Mediterranean brought on by a perceived US disengagement from the region, and Cyprus is ready to host an EU task force to achieve that goal, the island nation's foreign minister said Wednesday...

19. Athens open to talks but not so fast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-open-to-talks-but-not-so-fast

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has welcomed a recent move from Turkey towards de-escalation in the region, saying Athens was open to dialogue but not on all things...

20. 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....

21. Cypriot president in Paris for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-in-paris-for-talks

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is set to meet French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Thursday, as the two leaders get together amid heightened rhetoric over the eastern Mediterranean...

22. Cyprus, Greece issue counter-Navtex voiding Turkish advisory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-issue-counter-navtex-voiding-turkish-advisory

Greece and Cyprus have issued a Navtex in response to the advisory published by Turkey’s navy on Tuesday for seismic surveys in an area of sea between Cyprus and Crete....

23. Berlin to press Ankara over drilling plans for East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-to-press-ankara-over-drilling-plans-for-east-med

Berlin plans to play an active role, in the context of Germany's presidency of the European Council, in easing tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean where Turkey plans to expand its exploration for oil and gas in contravention of Greek and Cypriot exclusive economic zones...

24. Cyprus, Greece to be Israeli tourists' first destination, Netanyhu says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-to-be-israeli-tourists-first-destination-netanyhu-says

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday he aims to resume regular flights to and from Israel by August 1, noting Greece and Cyprus will be the first destination for Israeli tourists....

25. Greece and Italy sign ‘historic’ maritime borders accord

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-italy-sign-‘historic-maritime-borders-accord

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio on Tuesday inked a maritime borders agreement delimiting an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) between the two countries....

26. EU top diplomat urges Turkey to respect Greece, Cyprus sovereignty

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-top-diplomat-urges-turkey-to-respect-greece-cyprus-sovereignty

Josep Borrell, the EU’s foreign policy chief, on Tuesday urged Turkey to respect the sovereignty of Greece and Cyprus....

27. Ankara sparks renewed tensions with Athens over claim for 24 blocks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-sparks-renewed-tensions-with-athens-over-claim-for-24-blocks

Ankara on Tuesday responded to a complaint from Athens concerning a map published in the Turkish government’s gazette outlining areas where Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) has applied for exploration licenses, including several within Greece’s continental shelf, by insisting that these areas are within the boundaries Turkey has submitted to the United Nations. ...

28. Pandemic highlighted urgency of tackling climate challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-highlighted-urgency-of-tackling-climate-challenges

While the coronavirus crisis has highlighted our vulnerabilities as a globally connected society, the recognition of the need to stabilize our climate and protect biodiversity preceded the current crisis by many years, Wolfgang Cramer, Scientific Co-Director of the Mediterranean Institute of Marine and Terrestrial Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE), said Friday....

29. 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....

30. ExxonMobil puts Cyprus plans on hold

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/exxonmobil-puts-cyprus-plans-on-hold

ExxonMobil's crucial drilling plans to confirm a large gas deposit south of Cyprus have been put on hold, with a local media report citing delays due to the coronavirus pandemic...

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