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VIDEO: U.S. Weighs Into Mediterranean Tensions With Weapons and Hypocrisy
VIDEO: U.S. Weighs Into Mediterranean Tensions With Weapons and Hypocrisy
September 22, 2020

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia of fueling tensions in the Mediterranean. So is Moscow behind the latest tension between Greece and Turkey?

U.S. Weighs Into Mediterranean Tensions With Weapons and Hypocrisy
September 18, 2020

Twice in the past week, the United States has clumsily weighed into mounting tensions in the East Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey.

U.S. Weighs Into Mediterranean Tensions With Weapons and Hypocrisy
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The Economic Entrails at the Heart of the ‘Deal of the Century’
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The Economic Entrails at the Heart of the ‘Deal of the Century’
June 25, 2019

The Kushner – Trump ‘Deal’, in respect to the integration of Israel into the regional energy economy seems destined to draw the same skepticism and distrust, as does the ‘Deal’s’ other parts.

Gas Games in the Eastern Mediterranean are Threatening Europe
August 26, 2017

The European Commission is offering European consumers the so-called Southern Gas Corridor, which provides for the supply, in particular, of Azerbaijani and Central Asian gas along the Turkey–Greece–Italy route. The project’s potential participants have their own interests, however, and are divided by long-standing antagonisms that are turning the corridor into a military and political delayed-action mine.

Gas Games in the Eastern Mediterranean are Threatening Europe
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Greece, Turkey Confrontation: Russia Best Suited to Ease Tensions Between
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Greece, Turkey Confrontation: Russia Best Suited to Ease Tensions Between
March 10, 2017

Turkey came very close to crossing Greece’s red lines in the Aegean last week, when a Turkish coast guard vessel fired shots in Greek territorial waters east of the islet of Farmakonisi, said Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias in an interview with Kathimerini newspaper on February 21, calling on Ankara to «rethink again these games». «Some people in Turkey think that Greece could be like Syria or Iraq…

Can water from Turkey help reunify Cyprus?
August 26, 2015

A recently completed pipeline crossing beneath the Mediterranean will carry 75 million cubic meters of fresh water annually from Turkey to the northern i.e. Turkish part of the divided island of Cyprus. While this is certainly a positive development for the isolated Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), which is suffering not only from severe droughts but also from an international embargo since its unilateral declaration of independence in 1983, the important question is what effect it is going to have with regard to prospects of reunification of the island. Will the water coming from Turkey through the pipeline, which is named Barış Suyu (Peace Water) by Turks, live up to its name and bring the two communities living on Cyprus closer together, or will it have the opposite effect by turning the Turkish part of the island into a dependence of Turkey?

Can water from Turkey help reunify Cyprus?
Editor's Сhoice
Hungary, Greece, Cyprus to Restart Food Trade with Russia despite Sanctions
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Hungary, Greece, Cyprus to Restart Food Trade with Russia despite Sanctions
April 20, 2015

Hungary, Greece and Cyprus may soon be allowed to export fruit and vegetables to the Russian market, according to a report in the newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta. Russian health authorities are conducting audits of suppliers in all three countries, as well as India, Alexey Alexeyenko, […]

Events in Greece Could Follow the Cypriot or Argentine Scenario
March 26, 2015

…With the debt and financial situation the way it is, Brussels (EU), Frankfurt (ECB) and Washington (IMF) can hardly risk making drastic decisions regarding Greek debt. After all, the response could be a declaration of default on the Greek government’s obligations, which total around €320 billion. It would be more than enough to cause a chain reaction involving the bankruptcies of European banks and companies which, in turn, could bring on government defaults and the collapse of the house of cards known as the European Union…

Events in Greece Could Follow the Cypriot or Argentine Scenario
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