Tag: Imia

The Greek Foreign Ministry’s answer: “Turkey demonstrates lack of knowledge on geography”
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The Greek Foreign Ministry’s answer: “Turkey demonstrates lack of knowledge on geography”

makis - Feb 14, 2018

Commenting on the reply of the Spokesperson of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Imia, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Alexandros Yennimatas, stated:…

Turkish Vessel Rams into Greek Near Disputed Islets of Imia
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Turkish Vessel Rams into Greek Near Disputed Islets of Imia

Panos - Feb 13, 2018

A Turkish coast guard vessel rammed a Greek near the islets of Imia in the early hours of Tuesday, according to Greek media. There are no reports…

Unbelievable threats from Erdogan’s adviser: “We will break the legs of the Greek Prime Minister if he goes to Imia”!
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Unbelievable threats from Erdogan’s adviser: “We will break the legs of the Greek Prime Minister if he goes to Imia”!

makis - Feb 01, 2018

Turkey continues its provocative stance against Greece but this time they brought it to a whole new level. It was the head of Tayyip Erdogan’s advisers Yigit…

IMIA Crisis ’96: A message & a photo documenting the morale of the Greek forces!
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IMIA Crisis ’96: A message & a photo documenting the morale of the Greek forces!

makis - Jan 31, 2018

A rare photo 22 years after the Imia crisis between Greece & Turkey and a message sent during those difficult hours document the critical situation that was…

Reports: Turkish vessels try to block frigate carrying Greek DM in Imia sea region
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Reports: Turkish vessels try to block frigate carrying Greek DM in Imia sea region

Panos - Jan 29, 2018

Two Turkish warships on Sunday reportedly attempted to block a frigate carrying Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos from reaching the spot where a Hellenic Navy helicopter went…

Incident between Greek, Turkish craft in Imia sea region
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Incident between Greek, Turkish craft in Imia sea region

Panos - Jan 18, 2018

A Turkish coast guard patrol boat and a Hellenic Navy gunboat were involved in an incident on Wednesday in a sea region near the rocky islets of…

Turkish vessel hits Greek boat near Imia!
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Turkish vessel hits Greek boat near Imia!

makis - Jan 17, 2018

An incident between a Greek gunboat and the Turkish navy that could have escalated into full-blown conflict, occurred at the islets of Imia, Wednesday. The confrontation happened…

Hurriyet: Turkish coast guard blocks Greek ships from Imia
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Hurriyet: Turkish coast guard blocks Greek ships from Imia

makis - Jan 03, 2018

According to a report by Turkish site Hurriyetdailynews.com, Turkish coast guard boats prevented Greek ships from approaching the islets of Imia (Kardak, as they are called in…

Turkish provocation over Imia
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Turkish provocation over Imia

makis - Nov 03, 2017

In an indication that Turkish policy on the Aegean remains unchanged, a Turkish helicopter conducted an extremely low altitude flight, just 30 metres above the Imia rock…

Turkish media claims coast guard approaches to Greek islets
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Turkish media claims coast guard approaches to Greek islets

makis - Feb 21, 2017

Turkish media on Tuesday published reports and photographs indicating that Turkish coast guard vessels had approached the Greek islets of Imia. The Sozcu website said that a…

Two more Turkish fighter jets fly over Imia
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Two more Turkish fighter jets fly over Imia

Panos - Feb 01, 2017

Following a flurry of activity over the eastern Aegean islets of Imia by the Turkish air force Wednesday morning after the Greek Defence Minister threw a wreath…

Greek Defence Minister Kammenos throws wreath over Imia islands
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Greek Defence Minister Kammenos throws wreath over Imia islands

Panos - Feb 01, 2017

Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos flew over eastern Aegean Sea and threw a wreath over the rocky islets of Imia in honour of the three Greek navy…

Turkish fighters violate Greek airspace flying over Imia
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Turkish fighters violate Greek airspace flying over Imia

Panos - Jan 28, 2016

Τwo Turkish fighters violated Greek airspace flying over Kalolimnos. According to a statement released by Greek Ministry of National Defence at 10:45 am on Thursday “a pair…