Eastern Mediterranean

Mitsotakis at trilateral Israel-Greece-Cyprus summit: Greece-Israel relations better than ever

"Our relations with Israel are better than ever," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in joint statements in Jerusalem today with Israeli PM Naftali Bennett and Cyprus' President Nikos Anastasiades.

The three leaders are holding an Israel-Greece-Cyprus trilateral summit.

Arson attack on mosque in Greek Cyprus condemned

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar has condemned the recent arson attempt on a mosque located in the southern part of the divided island of Cyprus.

In a statement, Tatar condemned the attempt to burn the Grand Mosque in Larnaca and called on the Greek Cypriot authorities to prevent such attacks and arrest those responsible at the earliest.

Turkey urges all parties to support Lebanese gov’t to hold elections on time

All parties should support the Lebanese government to hold general elections on time, the Turkish foreign minister said on Nov. 16.

"Everyone needs to support the government to find solutions to the crises in Lebanon and to hold the general elections on time," Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu told reporters during a joint news conference with his Lebanese counterpart Abdallah Bou Habib.