Government of Turkey

Turkey accuses France’s Macron of ‘trying to divide Syria’

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has accused France of leading efforts to disintegrate Syria as it tried to do so in Iraq in response to French President Emmanuel Macron's insistent calls on the Turkish government to immediately cease its cross-border operation into Syrian territories.

PM outlines challenges, achievements at Athens Democracy Forum

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is confident that Greece will be able to deal with Turkey's increasingly aggressive behavior in the Aegean and off the coast of Cyprus thanks to its "strong" alliances and foreign policy, while he also feels that the Turkish operation in Syria risks "adding another source of instability in an already unstable part of the world."

New Erdogan threats fuel concern

As Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterated threats to send millions of Syrian refugees to Europe if European countries continue to brand his country's military incursion in Syria an occupation, Athens condemned the offensive amid growing concerns about its broader repercussions.