At the crucial summit between the EU and Turkey in Varna, Bulgaria, the main topic of discussion was Turkish provocation. The president of Turkey T. Erdogan, does not seem willing to relinquish any issues. Within this political climate, the Ministry of Defense of Greece and the armed forces have been put on an ¨orange¨ alarm.
The EU members unanimously condemned Turkey’s behaviour and stood by the side of Greece and Cyprus at the last European Council in Brussels. On the other hand, after the meeting of the two Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the two countries, the Macedonian issue seems to have taken a direction towards normalization and is one […]
In a period of provocative statements and acts from Turkey, the tension between Greece and the neighbouring country continues, with the Turkish leadership threatening to start a war. The prolongation of the imprisonment of the two Greek soldiers in Andrianoupolis, as well as the decision of the Greek judges not to extradite the 8 Turkish […]
A diplomatic thriller, between Greece and Turkey, has began this week, after the arrest and temporary imprisonment of two Greek soldiers for crossing the Turkey borders in Andrianoupolis.
While the discussion on the use of Macedonia in the name of Skopje continues in the European circles, with goodwill moves by the Prime Minister of Skopje, Z. Zaev, the Novartis case is leading the political scene in Greece, where a preliminary investigation was voted to be established.
A major conflict between Greece and Turkey arose around midnight on Monday, after a Turkish coast guard patrol vessel rammed a Greek coast guard boat near Imia islets. That incident which was criticized by the European Commission is believed to undermine the two countries’ relationship.
On Sunday, the long-awaited demonstration for the name of FYROM was held. However the conversation has shifted since the debate over the Novartis scandal in a merciless accusation exchange is plagued over the political life of the country. The climate of national division continues, with the government accusing members of the Opposition for involvement in […]
After Salonica, Athens demonstrate over the name of FYROM. A fiesta? An anti-government protest? Or a chance to regain national pride?
After a three-hour meeting of the Greek Prime Minister, A. Tsipras with FYROM’s Prime Minister, Z. Zaev in Davos, the two countries seem to be closer in finding a common solution. In a gesture of goodwill, Zaev announced his intention to rename the airport and the highway of the country from “Alexander the Great.”Meanwhile there […]
The negotiations for FYROM’s official name continue, with allegedly 5 names on the negotiation table, all including the name Macedonia. Despite the good climate between the two sides, it seems that we are far away from a final conclusion of the issue. The State Secretary of Ministry of Education K.Zouraris submitted his resignation after his […]