Athens has long harboured ambitions to make Cyprus part of the Greek territory like Crete and other islands in the Aegean Sea, causing obstacles to resolving old territorial issues with Ankara, according to experts.
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus President Ersin President Tatar has made his remarks regarding the solution process of the Cyprus issue during an interview with the Kathimerini newspaper published in Greece.
Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw also urged London to open direct flights from the UK to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus as a step towards normalisation.
At a joint military drill with Azerbaijani troops, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said Turkey is also ready to help boost the Iraqi military's effectiveness through sharing its knowledge and experience as a NATO member.
Turkey's Foreign Ministry confirms that the 61st round of Exploratory Talks between Turkey and Greece will take place in Istanbul.
Emmanuel Macron is mistaken in thinking that Turkish people will prioritise domestic politics over the country’s national interest.
The eastern Mediterranean crisis is the latest episode in a difficult relationship between Ankara and Athens. Here are some of the major disagreements between the two.
Ankara and the EU are at loggerheads over who has the right to explore newly-discovered gas fields.
The move displays the commitment of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) to developing the region marred by political uncertainty due to unresolved issues between Cypriot Turks and their Greek counterparts.
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