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Paris has reportedly sent messages of support to Athens over Turkey’s harassment of the Nautical Geo research ship of French interests which is conducting exploratory activities for a possible route of the EastMed pipeline on behalf of Greece, Cyprus and Israel.


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24.09.2021 / 11:15

Athens is facing an autumn full of questions regarding the degree of escalation that Turkey will opt for in order to obstruct exploratory activities for the possible future sea route of the EastMed pipeline. 



22.09.2021 / 11:00

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis heads to New York on Wednesday to attend the 76th United Nations General Assembly amid renewed tensions with Ankara over the recent forays by Turkish vessels in Greek territorial waters.


21.09.2021 / 19:15

Seeking to “leave no challenge unanswered,” Greece has lodged two demarches in as many days to protest a series of moves by Ankara in Greek territorial waters.


20.09.2021 / 13:56

With the discussions on the new Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement (MDCA) between Athens and Washington ongoing, Greek military sources have told Kathimerini that regardless of the form this deal will take, a second naval base will be created at Souda on Crete.


19.09.2021 / 08:30

In an exclusive interview with Kathimerini, the spokesman of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, Lior Haiat, describes the Abraham Accords as diplomatic achievements that increase stability in the wider region of the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean


18.09.2021 / 12:23

With its moves dictated by the maritime accord it signed with Libya in 2019, Turkey has sought again to reassert its presence, felt in recent days in an area east of the island of Crete.


16.09.2021 / 10:36

Negotiations between Greece and the US on a technical and diplomatic level will be in progress until the last moment, so that the new amendment to the Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement (MDCA) between the two countries includes features that are of direct interest to Athens, such as the use of new locations by American military forces.


08.09.2021 / 11:31

Greece is backing Tunisia’s efforts to maintain the North African country’s stability from the influence of extremists, Nikos Dendias said on Tuesday.


07.09.2021 / 11:20

Greece and Libya’s top diplomats agreed on Monday that all foreign mercenaries and fighters must withdraw from the North African country and that elections must be held as planned on December 24.


31.08.2021 / 08:33

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will travel to Skopje on Tuesday, accompanied by his deputy for economic diplomacy, Kostas Fragoyiannis, in a bid to strengthen ties with North Macedonia.  


11.08.2021 / 22:33

More than a week has passed since the outbreak of the massive wildfires that have wreaked havoc across large parts of the country and darkened our collective mood.


09.08.2021 / 22:45

The Commander of the Hellenic Army Air Force, Giorgos Koumendakis, has not submitted his resignation and remains in his current position, the General Army Command (GES) and Greece’s Defense Minister said in separate statements on Monday evening.