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Council of State plenary to discuss if Turkey is considered safe third country

By   /  17/02/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Council of State plenary to discuss if Turkey is considered safe third country

  According to the rulings of the 7-member composition of the D’ Department of the Council of State, Turkey is considered a safe country for refugees to return to as the neighboring country has ratified the Geneva Convention. However, the issue was referred to the plenary of the Council of State due to its high […]

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Kotzias: Turkey must be treated as a “nervous power”

By   /  06/02/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Kotzias: Turkey must be treated as a “nervous power”

  Turkey must be treated as a “nervous power,” according to Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias in statements he made from Brussels on the margins of the Foreign Affairs Council of EU Foreign Ministers. When the Greek minister was asked to comment on the attitude of Turkey, he said the following: “Here we did not […]

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UK minister defends “deepening” of relationship with Turkey

By   /  01/02/2017  /  Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on UK minister defends “deepening” of relationship with Turkey

  The British Foreign Minister for Europe and the Americas Sir Alan Duncan underlined the importance that the UK Government attributes to the “strategic partnership” with Turkey, saying that the Turkish economy and its role in the wider region “cannot and must not be ignored.” Sir Alan faced an almost two-hour long grilling at the […]

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Turkish Chief of Staff approaches Imia islets

By   /  30/01/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Turkish Chief of Staff approaches Imia islets

Two days before prior to the 21st anniversary from the “Imia Crisis”, which had brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of war, and three days after the Supreme Court’s decision not to extradite eight Turkish officers seeking asylum after accusations that they were part of the failed coup, Turkey made sure it created tension […]

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Political consultations between Greek – Turkish FM SGs

By   /  26/01/2017  /  GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Political consultations between Greek – Turkish FM SGs

As part of the regular political consultations that are taking place between the Foreign Ministries of Greece and Turkey, the Secretary General of the Greek Foreign Ministry, Ambassador. Dimitris Paraskevopoulos, will on Thursday, January 26, visit Ankara, for consultations with his counterpart, Secretary of the Turkish Foreign Ministry , Ambassador Ümit Yalçin. Talks will focus […]

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Kotzias: The geopolitical interests of a third country cannot be a criterion for a solution.

By   /  22/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Kotzias: The geopolitical interests of a third country cannot be a criterion for a solution.

“Cyprus must evolve into a bizonal, bicommunal federation with full sovereignty as a member of the EU and the UN. The geopolitical interests of a third country cannot be a criterion for a solution to the Cyprus issue,” Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said in an interview published in the newspaper “Real News” on Sunday. […]

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Working group of deputies completes its mandate successfully, Eide says

By   /  19/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Working group of deputies completes its mandate successfully, Eide says

The working group of deputies established on January 12 in Geneva by the Conference on Cyprus successfully completed the mandate entrusted to it by the Conference, namely identifying specific questions related to the issue of security and guarantees and the instruments needed to address them, UN Secretary General`s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide […]

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UNHCR: Faster movement of people from Greek islands to mainland essential

By   /  08/01/2017  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Politics, Social, TR Finance, TR Politics, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on UNHCR: Faster movement of people from Greek islands to mainland essential

The UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is reiterating its call to accelerate the moving of asylum-seekers from the Aegean islands to the Greek mainland states the announcement. The Agency states that “even with recent efforts to improve matters, conditions at many sites on the islands remain very poor.” The drop in temperature over the past […]

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Explosion occurs in Turkey’s Kayseri

By   /  17/12/2016  /  Social, TR Social, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Explosion occurs in Turkey’s Kayseri

A bus transporting soldiers was hit by an explosion near Erciyes University in the central Turkish city of Kayseri early on Dec.17, wounding an unknown number of people, security sources said. Ambulances were sent to the area after the explosion, the sources said. Turkey’s Dogan news agency said the blast hit the bus as it […]

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Kotzias: We want Turkey and Albania in the EU but with a European face

By   /  13/12/2016  /  AL Politics, Albania, BA Politics, Bosnia & Herzegovina, F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, GR Politics, Greece, MK Politics, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Kotzias: We want Turkey and Albania in the EU but with a European face

Negotiations with candidate countries, the Western Balkans and Turkey, were at the center of negotiations on Tuesday 13 December at the General Affairs Council of Foreign Ministers in Brussels. According to IBNA sources, the issue of changes to the electoral law and the Constitution of Bosnia Herzegovina was raised at the Council. According to the […]

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