lexis Tsipras’ recent visit to Turkey, which was considered as a ‘surprise’ in Turkey and criticized in Greece, has been debated and brought long standing disputes between two neighbours with a shared history to the attention of both the Greek and Turkish media.
Almost all neighboring countries have been allocating significant resources to upgrade their air forces: Greece is taking delivery of Rafale fighters from France and upgraded F-16s from the United States, and Israel is operating more than 30 F-35s and has recently announced acquisition plans for the advanced F-15EX fighter.
Along with the climate of normalization in the region, Turkey, which has normalized relations with countries with which it has long-term problematic relations such as Greece, Armenia, France, and Israel, has tried to resolve the tension areas with Egypt through diplomacy and continuous dialogue.
The European Commission stated that 10 search and rescue teams from eight EU countries (Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Greece, and the Netherlands) have been mobilized to help first responders in Turkey.
The alliance with Greece and the Greek Cypriot Administration (GCA) made Egypt participate in regional formations with weak feasibility from the perspective of international law that undermined its possible gains in the Eastern Mediterranean with the conclusion of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) agreements.
Scenes from the Operation Two Red Notice fugitives, who were wanted by Korea in an investigation for their alleged participation in a global Ponzi scheme, were apprehended in Greece and Italy after stealing 28 million euros from 2,000 Korean victims.
The reason behind the dissolution was that the WEU did not provide security to all EU members and was limited to only 10 states, namely Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
Turkey’s isolation, on the other hand, in the energy rivalry in the Eastern Mediterranean through Saudi Arabia’s siding with Egypt, Greece, Cyprus, and Israel attested to Turkey’s need to deal with Egypt, Israel, and Saudi Arabia all at the same time.
regarding Manbij and their support for the YPG, Çavuşoğlu expressed his discomfort with America’s pro-Greece policy against Turkey while asking the Turkish government not to veto Sweden’s and Finland’s application to NATO.