GREEK CURRENT

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Expert Nicholas Danforth joins The Greek Current to talk about his latest policy brief for ELIAMEP which explores Turkey’s efforts over the past year to mend relations with its rivals in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Gulf, and share his thoughts on what we should expect moving forward.


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Yannis Palaiologos, Kathimerini’s Brussels correspondent, joins The Greek Current to discuss the key takeaways from his interview with Klaus Regling, the Managing Director of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), and look at the economic prospects for Greece and Europe in 2022. 

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Endy Zemenides, HALC’s executive director, joins The Greek Current to discuss the reports of US reservations over the feasibility of the EastMed gas pipeline project and what it means for the 3+1 partnership with Greece, Cyprus, and Israel.


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Tom Ellis, the editor in chief of Kathimerini English Edition, joins The Greek Current to talk about his two latest opinion pieces that look into the escalating rhetoric coming out of Ankara this week, Greece’s response, and the road ahead for Greek-Turkish relations in 2022.

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The Russian Orthodox Church said this week that it was considering establishing an exarchate in Turkey, as it has just done in Africa, further deepening the schism between the Moscow and the Ecumenical Patriarchate.


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Vassilis Nedos, Kathimerini’s diplomatic and defense editor, joins The Greek Current to discuss the main takeaways from his interview with Israeli Foreign Minister Yaid Lapid, focusing on the trajectory of the Greece-Israel relationship.

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Twenty years ago Greece’s then Prime Minister Kostas Simitis made the first withdrawal of a euro banknote from a Greek bank, marking the official adoption of the euro and the switch away from the drachma.



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Vassilis Nedos, Kathimerini’s diplomatic and defense editor, joins The Greek Current to discuss the significance of the Menendez-Rubio amendment in the NDAA on US-Greece defense cooperation, which opens the door for Greece to acquire F-35 fighter jets, and looks at what it will take for Greece to actually acquire F-35s.


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Aykan Erdemir and John Hardie, two of the authors of a recent report for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies titled “Collusion or Collision? Turkey-Russia Relations Under Erdogan and Putin” join The Greek Current to talk about Turkey’s drift away from the West, which has also seen it move closer to Russia. 

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The Greek central bank is planning an appeal for the country’s bonds to remain eligible for new European Central Bank purchases after March when the vast bond-buying scheme launched in response to the pandemic is expected to end.