Egypt–Greece relations

Tsipras says Turkish actions a sign of weakness, calls for EU sanctions if drilling confirmed

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says that Turkey's "provocation and flouting of International Law" in Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) are a sign of weakness and calls for EU sanctions against Turkey if it is confirmed that drillship Fatih has drilled for oil and national gas within Cyprus' EEZ.

Greece, Cyprus to raise Turkey at EU Council

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras are expected to brief European Union leaders on Thursday at the informal European Council in Romania about Turkey's illegal drilling activities within the Eastern Mediterranean island's exclusive economic zone (EEZ), which the Cypriot leader has described as tantamount to a "second invasion" - after Turkey troops landed