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Greece & US hold military exercise. East Med tensions show signs of de-escalation

in Latest, Video by Alex Christoforou September 16, 2020 50 Views 1 Comment *****News Topic 26***** Greece and US hold military exercise near Turkish border https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/greece-and-us-hold-military-exercise-near-turkish-border/ 5 1 vote Article Rating Help us grow. Support The Duran on Patreon! Report The statements, views and opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author…

Eastern Mediterranean: distinct borders are needed

Submitted by Marco Maier… The conflict over maritime borders is escalating, not only in the South China Sea. The fuse is also burning in the eastern Mediterranean. There are international rules, such as the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which has now been ratified by 60 countries. This convention is…

Macron increases support for Greece in EAST MED. Pompeo arrives in Cyprus

James Fratzia September 14, 2020 I will agree that Macron is genuinely in ‘complete agreement’ over Turkey if he demands that the EU maintain strong and painful sanctions on Turkey until it withdraw all forces from Northern Cyprus, and then the EU stand wholly behind Greek and Cypriot negotiations not only regarding the maritime borders…

Risk of war facing Turkey and Greece

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator… Centuries ago, the Eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea was the center of the world. Today, we are facing a new dispute which could erupt into a regional war in those historical waters, as Turkey and Greece face off in a dispute over borders, gas fields, national pride and…

France’s Macron Issues RED LINE WARNING to Turkey’s Erdogan

Via Zerohedge (https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/how-should-european-union-respond-rising-greece-turkey-tensions)… The European Union is seeking to mediate in a naval confrontation on its doorstep, in the Eastern Mediterranean, which involves NATO partners Greece and Turkey, as well as EU member Cyprus. EU foreign ministers are discussing the issue and, without de-escalation, sanctions against Turkey could be implemented. But so far, the two…

U.S. control of Alexandroupolis Port will not help to protect Greece from Turkey

Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst   The Greek Private Asset Utilization Fund (HRADF) will sell a 67% stake of Alexandroupolis Port in northern Greece near the border with Turkey and Bulgaria. Two American companies are believed to be interested in the deal. Selling a port of strategic importance to U.S. companies, coupled with the availability of the…

Newly strengthened Albanian political power in North Macedonia will not lead to a Greater...

By Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst… North Macedonia conducted elections on July 15 that were originally scheduled for April 12 but were postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. On August 18, the Social Democratic Union of Macedonia (SDSM) and the Democratic Union for Integration (DUI) reached a deal to establish a coalition government that gave…

Israeli-Emirati peace deal is a major blow to Turkey’s regional ambitions

By Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst…  Yesterday, one of the most unexpected geopolitical manoeuvres took place that no one was expecting. U.S. President Donald Trump went to Twitter to announce that Washington’s “two GREAT friends, Israel and the United Arab Emirates” made a “Historic Peace Agreement.” In years past, there would have been widespread condemnation across the…

Turkey marks 100 years since Treaty of Sèvres to renew hostilities with Greece

Submitted by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst…  Yesterday marked the 100-year anniversary from when the Treaty of Sèvres was signed. The Treaty of Sèvres saw the Ottoman Empire dismembered, with Greece, Syria and Armenia gaining old lost lands, an independent Kurdistan established, and France, Britain and Italy having zones of influence in former Ottoman territories.…

Macron sides with Greece & Cyprus, WARNS Turkey, as Russia moves into Libya (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the dangerous situation developing in Libya, and the entire Mediterranean region as France’s Macron is calling for EU sanctions targeting Turkey and Erdogan’s brazen ‘violations’ in Greek waters. Support Free Speech: Subscribe to The Duran on YouTube – Find us on BitChute. The Duran Audio Podcast:Follow on Soundcloud – Subscribe…

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