Tagged: Ankara

After Turkish provocations, EC calls on Ankara to respect member states

Turkey’s escalating rhetoric with regard to Greece’s sovereignty over islets in the eastern Aegean drew a stern response from the European Commission on Friday which called on Ankara “to respect the sovereignty of EU member-states over their sea and air space.” Speaking to reporters, European Commission spokesperson Maja Kocijancic said that the EU is urging […]

Athens and Ankara in ‘war of words’ over Cyprus and putschists

Greece and Turkey have entered a ‘war of words’, after the Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias associated the recent failed coup in Turkey with the need to abolish the current system of guarantees in Cyprus. Earlier in August the Greek Minister argued that “the information coming to light regarding the involvement of the […]