CYPRUS


Huffington Post Greece – May 16, 2019 With the announcement by Turkey of the launch of gas exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean and the American and European objections to this move, the Cyprus issue has come to the fore. Despite international warnings, Ankara continues to insist on its rights to […]

Turkey’s long hand in the Eastern Mediterranean


Huffington Post Greece – Apr. 8, 2019 The pro-Israeli ideology of Donald Trump after taking over the leadership of the White House was evident in his movements in the Middle East. The announcement of the transfer of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and its recognition as the […]

Trump’s generosity to Netanyahu and the Israeli elections


Huffington Post Greece – Apr. 5, 2019 After a difficult election day, the preliminary results of the Turkish municipal elections began to confirm what was expected from recent polls, that the Justice and Development Party is no longer the choice of Turkish voters. Despite this picture, the loss of Istanbul […]

Pragmatism or risk? Erdoğan’s choices after local elections


Huffington Post Greece – Mar. 20, 2019 With the launch of underwater exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean, Israel was one of the first countries to discover a number of rich natural gas fields. Gradually, other countries overlooking the Mediterranean began to intensify similar research. Thus, the region caught the eyes […]

Eastmed: Dream or Reality?





Originally published in the Greek weekly newspaper “Paraskinio”, issue 585, p. 50 on July 1, 2017  A new round of negotiations was launched in the middle of the week to resolve the Cyprus crisis. However, the leaks behind the closed doors confirm that there is no progress in the negotiations […]

The solution of the Cyprus issue in the spiral of ...


Originally published in LastPoint.gr on 01/03/2017 It seems that the Greek government eventually began to realize that the resolution of the country’s crisis can come from different paths than it has been up to now. This, at least, prove the recent steps it has made. As a first step, the […]

The importance of the Greek President’s visit to Saudi Arabia



Originally published in LastPoint.gr on 04/02/2017 On the 2nd of February, German Chancellor Angela Merkel made her first visit to Turkey after the failed coup last July. Immediately after arriving in Ankara, she met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. In their statements to the press, the two leaders reported […]

The background of Merkel – Erdoğan meeting


 ireporterworld.com – Jan. 16, 2017 The Cyprus problem is perpetuated despite years of international efforts to resolve it. However, the Geneva meeting has created a great deal of optimism among the inhabitants of the island that the solution is close and that its outcome will lead to the creation of […]

Cyprus issue: resolution or perpetuation?