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Top Turkish politician threatens Greece and Cyprus over oil exploration in East Med

Panos - Nov 23, 2018

Binali Yıldırım, Turkey’s Speaker of the Grand National Assembly said Turkey would not relinquish a centimetre of its legal rights and interests in the waters of the…

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Turkish PM: Aegean tension would be avoided if Greece stopped considering sea as its own

Panos - May 21, 2018

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim more-or-less confirmed that official Ankara still considers a so-called “theory of grey zones” in the Aegean as valid, claiming that “tension in…

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Turkish PM Yıldırım offers condolences for loss of Greek fighter pilot

Panos - Apr 13, 2018

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on Thursday afternoon expressed his and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's condolences to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras over the same-day loss…

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Turkish PM: “Greece is smaller than a Turkish county – Smaller than Constantinople”!

makis - Apr 04, 2018

What if the cause is insignificant? Turkey’s prime minister has shown that even if the subject of a speech is about…aliens, Greece can fit in there as…

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Turkish PM Yildirim escalates rhetoric against Greece

makis - Dec 12, 2017

Two days before his arrival in Greece, Turkish PM Binali Yildirim directly disputed the current Status Quo in the Aegean Sea as set out by international law,…

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Turkish PM Yildirim to attend parade in Northern Cyprus marking the 43rd anniversary of the Turkish invasion

makis - Jul 19, 2017

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will visit the north of the island on Thursday to attend ceremonies marking the 43rd anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus,…

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Greek, Turkish PMs to meet in Athens

Panos - Jun 19, 2017

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will receive visiting Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım at his Maximos Mansion office in Athens on Monday morning. According to a press…