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The experience is too recent to have been forgotten: Greece dug itself a deeper hole during the financial crisis.
The cost of the bankruptcy was multiplied by the illusions about magical solutions - not to mention the poison of a civil war discourse.
Now, in the darkest hour of the pandemic, some politicians seem to be losing their cool, again.
The Greek political system has, by and large, hailed Joe Biden's victory and hopes that the new American president will take an active role in curbing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's expansionist ambitions. Their optimism will hopefully hold true, though such hopes have been dashed in the past.
Turkey rescued 26 asylum seekers who were pushed back by the Greek Coast Guard into Turkish territorial waters in the Aegean, security sources said on Aug. 15.
They were rescued from a dinghy off the coast of Foça district in Turkey's western İzmir province, said the sources, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.
Turkey is fully focused on protecting its rights in the Eastern Mediterranean, Libya, and the Aegean, the nation's president said on Aug. 15.
Turkey is also focused on stopping terrorist groups in Syria and northern Iraq, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said in Rize on the Turkish Black Sea, speaking to the public and local members of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).
A defense agreement signed between France and Greek Cyprus is against the 1960 treaties that provide equilibrium between Turkish and Greek Cypriots on the island and poses a risk for the already fragile stability and security, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a written statement over the weekend.
Turkey's foreign minister will pay official visits to the Caribbean region next week, the ministry said on Aug. 14.
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will attend the inauguration Sunday of Dominican Republic's President-elect Luis Abinader Corona, according to a statement that said Abinader will receive Çavuşoğlu after the ceremony.