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The participation of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the 6th Trilateral Cyprus-Greece-Israel Summit in Jerusalem alongside the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades "is a strong sign of support for the trilateral framework and for the increased cooperation between our countries," the Ambassador of I
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent comments confirm fears that diplomatic niceties are not enough to smooth the path of Greek-Turkish relations. They confirm that Greece basically does not have someone to talk to on the other side, a person with which it can build a relationship of trust in the conventional manner.
Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos on Tuesday reiterated calls for the return of the Parthenon Marbles during a meeting at the Presidential Mansion in Athens with the president of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights advocacy group, Kerry Kennedy, and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Marianna Vardinoyannis.
In a series of nationalist rants in recent days, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the West of plotting against his country and sought to present the deadly attacks against two mosques in New Zealand last week as part of a wider international conspiracy against Muslims and his country.
The presence of the Greek-American community is an intrinsic factor in any equation that concerns Greece. The power of the diaspora - which is sometimes evident publicly and officially and, at others, discreetly - should not be discounted by any party who poses a direct or indirect threat to Greece or Cyprus.
Speaking straight on the heels of a manifesto issued by the killer in the New Zealand massacre who declared that Turks must abandon Istanbul and the European part of the country, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ratcheted up his nationalist rhetoric with threats against Greece and Cyprus and those who want to call Istanbul by the old name of Constantinople.