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Trump cuts off F-35 for Turkey & lawmakers say sanctions are coming
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Trump cuts off F-35 for Turkey & lawmakers say sanctions are coming

Panos - Jul 17, 2019

After days of silence about whether Turkey will be punished for accepting a Russian-made air defense system, U.S. President Donald…

EU signals sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling
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EU signals sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling

Panos - Jul 12, 2019

The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well…

Greek Foreign Affairs Ministry condemns illegal Turkish actions in Cypriot waters
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Greek Foreign Affairs Ministry condemns illegal Turkish actions in Cypriot waters

Panos - Jul 10, 2019

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the illegal drilling committed by Turkey in the Cypriot continental shelf. Using a…

Turkey transports tanks to occupied Cyprus in secret
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Turkey transports tanks to occupied Cyprus in secret

Panos - Jul 05, 2019

Turkey has reportedly transported 42 German Leopard-2A4 tanks to Kythrea in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus in a secret operation. As Defence-point.com…

Turkey provokes Greece in repeated statements: “Avoid provocative statements & behaviors”!
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Turkey provokes Greece in repeated statements: “Avoid provocative statements & behaviors”!

Panos - Jun 27, 2019

In statements shortly before leaving for Japan and the G20 summit where he will meet with Donald Trump and Vladimir…

Ankara Threatened EU Not to Take Sides on Turkish Drilling Activity in Cyprus’ EEZ
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Ankara Threatened EU Not to Take Sides on Turkish Drilling Activity in Cyprus’ EEZ

Panos - Jun 24, 2019

Turkish diplomats sent a ”non-paper” to all EU capitals but Cyprus on June 16, warning them not to take sides…

Greece rejects Turkish claims over Muslim minority religious rights violations
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Greece rejects Turkish claims over Muslim minority religious rights violations

Panos - Jun 24, 2019

Greece on Saturday denied Turkish accusations saying a newly established governmental body would appoint the religious leaders of the Muslim…

Tsipras to Tusk: European Council should strongly condemn Turkey
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Tsipras to Tusk: European Council should strongly condemn Turkey

Panos - Jun 19, 2019

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called European Council President Donald Tusk to unambiguously condemn Turkey’s actions in the Cypriot EEZ during…

US: Greece is interested in buying F-35 jets
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US: Greece is interested in buying F-35 jets

Panos - Jun 12, 2019

Greece is among the countries interested in acquiring the U.S. F-35 fighter jets according to Admiral Mathias Winter, head of…

US shuts out Turkish F-35 pilots in Arizona over S-400 row
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US shuts out Turkish F-35 pilots in Arizona over S-400 row

Panos - Jun 12, 2019

U.S. officials said on Monday the training of Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets had come to a faster-than-expected halt…

Survey of top CEOs in Greece shows increased optimism, FDIs in coming five-year period
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Survey of top CEOs in Greece shows increased optimism, FDIs in coming five-year period

Panos - Jun 12, 2019

A survey of 35 CEOs and top corporate executives in Greece shows an increased confidence that FDIs attracted by the…

Greek, US Defense leaders meet at Pentagon
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Greek, US Defense leaders meet at Pentagon

Panos - Jun 11, 2019

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan met with Greek Defense Minister Evangelos Apostolakis today at the Pentagon to reaffirm the…

Cyprus, Greece, Armenia agree to expand trilateral partnership cooperation
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Cyprus, Greece, Armenia agree to expand trilateral partnership cooperation

Panos - Jun 10, 2019

The foreign ministers of Cyprus, Greece and Armenia agreed on Tuesday that their respective heads of state would meet at…

Turkish diplomats swept up in wave of arrests report torture
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Turkish diplomats swept up in wave of arrests report torture

Panos - Jun 07, 2019

At least 27 former Turkish diplomats, including one woman, have been arrested as suspects in an alleged conspiracy amid mounting…

US State Dept: We are doing our best to prevent conlfict between Greece and Turkey
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US State Dept: We are doing our best to prevent conlfict between Greece and Turkey

Panos - Jun 06, 2019

US State Department Director at the Office of Southern European Affairs Yuri Kim said that strengthening ties with Cyprus and…

USA: Turkey must choose berween F-35 or S-400
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USA: Turkey must choose berween F-35 or S-400

Panos - Jun 06, 2019

The U.S. ambassador to NATO told CNBC that Turkey’s purchase of a Russian missile system could help the Kremlin in…

Greek General leading talks for Confidence Building Measues with Turkey resigns
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Greek General leading talks for Confidence Building Measues with Turkey resigns

Panos - Jun 04, 2019

A retired General of the Greek Army heading the Greek delegation in talks with the Turkish side for the Confidence…

Turkish President Erdogan celebrated the fall of Constantinople
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Turkish President Erdogan celebrated the fall of Constantinople

Panos - May 30, 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan commented on the 566th anniversary of the fall of Constantinople on May 29, 1453 by…

Poland plans to buy 32 F-35A fighters
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Poland plans to buy 32 F-35A fighters

Panos - May 29, 2019

Poland plans to buy 32 Lockheed Martin F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Tuesday,…

Greek Foreign Ministry calls on Turkey to stop “falsifying” history on Pontic Genocide
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Greek Foreign Ministry calls on Turkey to stop “falsifying” history on Pontic Genocide

Panos - May 23, 2019

The Greek Foreign Ministry issued a response to the Turkish Foreign Ministry on the latter’s press release regarding the Pontic…