Tensions grow as Cyprus says Turkish drilling ship violates its rights

By |oktober 4th, 2019|Cyprus, EU-Turkey relations, News, Northern Cyprus, offshore drilling, oil and gas, Turkey|

Tensions between Cyprus and Turkey over offshore drilling intensified on Friday (4 October) when Nicosia said a decision to send a ship to an area it had already licensed was a "severe escalation" of Turkish violations of its sovereign rights.

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No new phase seen in EU-Turkey relations after EP elections

By |maj 31st, 2019|EU enlargement, EU-Turkey relations, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis|

The latest European Commission progress reported has warned that Turkey is moving away from Europe. Little progress on the country's accession is expected under the new EU legislature in 2019-2024, but political analysts don't expect major negative cha...

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Weber: Let’s give the EU back to its citizens

By |september 10th, 2018|2019 European elections, Article 7, EU budget 2021-2027, EU migration policy, EU-Turkey relations, future eu, Hungary, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

The EU cannot be a diplomatic and bureaucratic creation. Let’s give it back to the citizens, EPP’s Manfred Weber said in an interview for EURACTIV Poland’s media partner “Gazeta Wyborcza“, announcing the continuation of Jean-Claude Juncker’s and Frans Timmermans’s actions...

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Turkish instability threatens Europe from the Italian flank  

By |avgust 17th, 2018|budget deficit, EU-Turkey relations, Italy, migration crisis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

Market pressure, financial exposure and a potential review of a key migration deal with Ankara has made Italy the most vulnerable country to the recent financial turmoil in Turkey.

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Greek minister: Erdogan planned the arrest of our two soldiers

By |avgust 9th, 2018|EU-Turkey, EU-Turkey relations, Greece, News, Panos Kammenos, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

The arrest of two Greek soldiers at the border with Turkey was “pre-planned” and ordered by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Greek defence minister Panos Kammenos has claimed.

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Hahn on Western Balkans: Exporting stability instead of importing instability

By |julij 30th, 2018|Albania, enlargement, EU-Turkey relations, Johannes Hahn, Macedonia, News, Western Balkans|

The Commission is satisfied with its Western Balkans strategy, as it has triggered a new dynamic in the region. In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Commissioner for Enlargement, Johannes Hahn, however, pleads for realism.

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Not too close but not too far away: EU relations with the new Turkey

By |julij 4th, 2018|conservative values, Democracy, EU-Turkey relations, Euroscepticism, nationalism, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey elections|

The 24 June elections marked the start of a new term in the Turkish Republic’s political history as the elections completed the transition from a parliamentary to a presidential system. The result of these elections could affect Turkey's relations with the EU, writes Seda Gurkan.

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Greek ambassador: I hope Turkey will act as an ally and release our soldiers

By |maj 9th, 2018|Andreas Papastavrou, EU-Turkey, EU-Turkey relations, Greek islands, News, Turkey coup|

Greece will continue striving for the release of the two Greek officers, who have been detained in Turkey for more than a month, and hopes Ankara will act as an ally and abide by the international law and practice, Greek Ambassador to the EU, Andreas P...

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Greece sends home Turkish citizen who ‘accidentally’ crossed the border

By |maj 7th, 2018|EU-Turkey relations, Greece, News, Turkey|

Greece deported to Turkey on Monday (7 May) a Turkish citizen who accidentally crossed into its territory last week, in a move the local press described as a goodwill message to Ankara, which still holds two detained Greek soldiers.

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Commission defies Turkey’s pressure and insists on Greek soldiers’ release

By |april 27th, 2018|EU-Turkey, EU-Turkey relations, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

The European Commission insists that the two Greek soldiers arrested in Turkey should be released, despite Turkey’s pressure on the EU to take a step back from the issue.

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