Up to now, in the confrontation between Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus on the one hand, and Southern Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and Egypt (which are backed by the U.
This project aims to deliver the natural gas in the fields of the GCASC and Israel to Greece via a pipeline that will be built in the Mediterranean, and from there to the wider European markets.
The nullification of the agreement on the delimitation of continental shelf and other maritime areas signed between Albania and Greece by the Albanian Constitutional Court is another event that provides an example.
The most important point that raises attention here is that with this bill, Washington encourages the Greek Cypriot Administration of Southern Cyprus (GCASC), Greece and Israel to cooperate more heavily in the fields of energy and military.
However, geopolitical rivals such as Egypt, Israel, and Greece, are trying to undermine Turkey’s role in this sector.
Regional states including Greece, the Greek Cypriot Administration, Israel, Egypt and Lebanon signed various symbolic pipeline agreements.
A camp without Turkey is impossible to succeed In January, a new “alliance” under the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum was formed in Cairo between Greece, Italy, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, and Palestine, excluding two regional states, Turkey and Lebanon.
For German Tourists, Turkey is a Top Destination: An Interview with German and Turkish Travel Agencies
The vacation regions with the highest demand in terms of sales revenues for the summer of 2019 are currently (status: late January): Greece Turkey Balearic Islands Canary Islands Summer vacation in Turkey is this year again in a particularly high demand: the booking revenues in German travel sales (high-street travel agencies and online portals) are already now remarkable with 58% above the previous year, which had already shown clearly higher bookings for the country on the Bosporus.
The organization has been open for international aid from Greece to Syria at periods when these countries were tense with Turkey.
In mid-January, Egypt, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Palestine and the Greek Cypriot-controlled “Republic of Cyprus” agreed to establish the East Med Gas Forum (EMGF), which not only seeks to boost domestic consumption of shared resources, but also aims to deliver gas to Europe via a 2,000-kilometer undersea pipeline.
Cairo has been actively engaging with regional countries such as Greece, the Greek Cypriot administration of South Cyprus, and Israel, in order to establish a regional alliance that would restrict Turkey’s interests in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Also criticizing the method of ‘push back’ applied by Greece, which is expelling migrants by force, Soylu stated that this method is unacceptable and against human conscience.
While Russia, Iran, and Turkey are happy about the decision, European countries such as the UK, France, Greece, and Israel are having a hard time digesting the decision.
The Eurozone crisis, the ongoing fiscal crises in Italy and Greece and the matter of refugees have lead people to think that Europe as a whole is also in crisis.
In response to the voices raised within the EU in regards to the ECHR's ruling on Demirtas, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stated: "Why are you so silent when it comes to Greece's non-compliance?" The Court’s most concrete decision is about compensation, but I’m not sure about Turkey’s response with regards to the payment.
On the same day Washington granted temporary waivers to 8 states - China, India, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Italy, Greece and Turkey.
Czech Republic is in the lead of Eurosceptic nations among EU member states with a mere 39% who regard EU membership positively for their country followed by Italy at 42%, Croatia at 44%, Greece, which is still battling a series of unabating economic difficulties, at 45%, UK which has already voted out at 48%, Austria at 48% and Romania at 49%.