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EU, US, UK Condemn Turkey’s Aggressive Actions on Cyprus

The EU, UK and US have condemned Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s announcement to re-open and re-settle the formerly invaded area of Varosha in Cyprus.

Turkey Provokes EU with Varosha Actions, May Face Sanctions

Turkey may face sanctions if it does not stop all illegal activity in Varosha, Cyprus, EU lawmakers warn.

Cyprus Condemns Turkish Move to Reopen Varosha

Turkey said it would support a decision by the self-proclaimed Turkish-Cypriot government to reopen a section of the beach in the Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus city of Varosha.

EU Urges Turkey to Stop Provocations or Face Sanctions

Τhe European Union said it could impose sanctions on Turkey if the country continues its "provocations and pressures" on Greece.

Turkey Threats Impacting Greek Tourism Amid Covid-19

Turkey’s threats against Greece, on top of a growing Covid-19 infection rate, is aggravating the possibility of a tourism sector recovery.

Greece Considers Support for Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus

The ministries of economy, development and tourism are examining a series of measures to support business owners in the aftermath of the Covid-19 outbreak.

Greece Controls Borders in Efforts to Delay Coronavirus Spread into EU

Greece has managed to contain the spread of Covid-19 to seven confirmed cases, after a series of emergency measures that included restricting the country’s border with neighboring Turkey.

Turkey Nationals Feel Safe to Buy Property in Greece

All the more investors from neighboring Turkey are seeking to purchase property in Greece, citing concerns about the stability of the Turkish lira.

Greek Foreign Ministry Condemns Hagia Sophia Muslim Prayer Incident 

Greece is up in arms over a Muslim service attended by government officials at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, and broadcast on Turkish TV recently.

Greek, Turkish PMs Seek Harmony, Mutual Benefits

Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that smooth relations with Greece hinge on an EU promise to ensure visa-free travel within Schengen for Turkish nationals.

SETE-BoG: Tourism can Help Greece Meet its Fiscal Targets

Pre-bookings for the 2017 tourism season reveal a "dynamic" demand for Greece, a fact that can help the country achieve its fiscal targets.

Greek Aegean Islet Plan Irks Turkey

The Turkish foreign ministry recently reacted to Greek government plans to make dozens of Greek islets in the Aegean inhabitable.

Gov’t Explores Ways to Populate Greek Islets Against Turkish Claims

In efforts to avert Turkish territorial claims, the Greek government is examining the possibility of creating incentives and conditions in order to make dozens of Greek islets inhabitable.

Greece Irked Over Turkey’s Latest Tactics

Relations between Greece and Turkey are once again on the brink after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan “remembered" on Thursday to bring the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne into question saying that in effect the peace deal signed almost a century ago “gave away” islands to Greece.

Thessaloniki-Izmir Ferry Boat Link Tops Talks Agenda

Connecting the city of Izmir in Turkey with Thessaloniki in Greece, topped the agenda of talks last week between a visiting Turkish delegation and the Thessaloniki Port Authority (TPA).