EU Summit LIVE: Brexit, Budget, Balkans

By |oktober 17th, 2019|Brexit, Emmanuel Macron, EU enlargement, EU-Turkey, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

European leaders gather for a summit in Brussels on 17-18 October to discuss if, how and when the United Kingdom will leave the bloc. With everything up in the air, an extension seems the safest bet. The EU's seven-year budget, enlargement to the Weste...

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Greek PM urges talks, rejects Turkish refugee ‘threats’

By |september 9th, 2019|Cyprus, EU-Turkey, Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, refugee crisis, Syrian war, Turkey|

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis rejected on Sunday (8 September) Turkish "threats" to let Syrian refugees come en masse to Europe unless more international aid was provided and called for neighbourly dialogue instead.

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EU warns Turkey over ‘illegal’ drilling off Cyprus

By |junij 19th, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, Customs Union, Cyprus, Donald Tusk, EU-Turkey, human rights, News, Northern Cyprus, offshore gas, Turkey|

The European Union on Tuesday (18 June) hit out at Turkey for its "illegal drilling activities" off Cyprus and warned of possible retaliation over the controversial gas exploration bid.

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Turkey’s stalled membership will define the future and meaning of the European Union

By |junij 7th, 2019|EU-Turkey, News, Turkey|

The EU cultivates the impression that it is desperately cheerleading Ankara’s accession, only to be disappointed. In fact, letting Turkey join would entail a decision over the future of the European Union which no one, for now, seems ready to make, writes Faisal Al Yafai.

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Angela Merkel’s legacy in the Middle East

By |november 28th, 2018|Angela Merkel, Arab Spring, asylum policy, EU-Turkey, Germany, immigration, Lybia, Middle East, News, Persian Gulf, refugee crisis|

German Chancellor Merkel's momentous 2015 decision to accept asylum-seekers from the region fell flat: the Chancellor did not rise to the occasion and chart a new course for both Europe and the Middle East, writes Faisal Al Yafai

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At tense Ankara news conference, EU rebukes Turkey over detentions

By |november 23rd, 2018|ECHR, EU-Turkey, Federica Mogherini, human rights, Johannes Hahn, Kurds, Mevlut Cavusoglu, News, press freedom, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Selahattin Demirtas|

Top EU officials rebuked Turkey on Thursday (22 November) over its arrests of journalists and academics and the long pre-trial detention of a Kurdish politician, holding a forthright press conference with Turkey’s foreign minister in Ankara that quickly turned tense.

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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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Greece-Russia ties shaken, Turkey pulls the strings

By |julij 20th, 2018|EU-Russia relations, EU-Turkey, Greece, Macedonia name dispute, News|

Systematic efforts to derail the Macedonian name deal, combined with increased Ankara-Moscow cooperation, are the main reasons that tensions between Greece and Russia have escalated of late, diplomatic sources told EURACTIV.com.

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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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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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