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Lastpoint.gr – Feb. 01, 2020 The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced a few days ago the appointment of Ms. Tasia Athanassiou as a special envoy for Syria. Ms. Athanassiou held the position of Ambassador of Greece to the Syrian capital Damascus until 2012, when the Samaras government decided to […]

Athens: The back door for the butcher of Damascus


Al-Quds Al-Arabi – Mar. 18, 2020, issue 9847, p. 21 In a dark night for the Turkish people and Turkish government with the arrival of the wounded and dead of the Turkish army as a result of their direct targeting by Assad militias in the countryside of Idlib, initial reports […]

On both banks of the Evros River, the interests of ...


Huffington Post Greece – Dec. 21, 2019 I can say with certainty that the real time for the signing of the Libyan-Turkish Memorandum of Understanding between Erdoğan and Sarraj was at their meeting after the NATO summit in London and not before that. And it was the result of the […]

Greek recklessness against Turkish piracy



Huffington Post Greece – Dec. 09, 2019 In less than a year, Turkish President Erdoğan hosted for the second time Prime Minister of the Libyan Government of National Accord, Fayez al Sarraj, in an attempt to give greater legitimacy to the Tripoli government under the shadow of a civil war […]

The conflict between wolves and sheep on the Mediterranean coast


LastPoint.gr – Dec. 19, 2019 Recent developments in the Mediterranean bring to the fore the planned visit of the US Secretary of State to Athens last October to meet with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the new Greek Foreign Minister, so it is useful to clear some points. This visit […]

The secret aspects of Pompeo’s visit to Athens


Huffington Post Greece – Nov. 30, 2019 Europe is experiencing a difficult transition period internally and externally, which can foreshadow many evils. The far right is clearly on the rise and has already begun to influence the political scene in some European countries, such as Denmark and Austria, and is […]

Failures of EU foreign policy and its impact on the ...


Huffington Post Greece – June 21, 2019 In a high-profile statement, Turkish President Erdoğan, referring to hydrocarbon exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean, stressed that Turkey has already begun exploration and, if necessary, will bring its ships and aircraft to protect their interests Turkish Cypriots in the region. This statement came […]

Erdoğan steps up and Athens awaits



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?