Greece, in conjunction with the United States, will begin a five-day military exercise using tanks on Monday near the land border with Turkey.
H/T: Zero Hedge
According to the Greek newspaper Ethnos, the joint Greek-American tank exercises will be held from September 14th to September 18th at the Xanthi Training Center. According to the report, the Abrams tank modified for the M1A2 will participate.
#Turkey is important EU neighbour and candidate country, but recent developments put into question how relations will develop.— Josep Borrell Fontelles (@JosepBorrellF) September 15, 2020
Situation in Eastern Mediterranean requires our urgent engagement & immediate de-escalation.
This is watershed moment in our relations.@Europarl_EN pic.twitter.com/hFOSFTKNYd
#EU Commission spokesman Peter Stano says withdrawal of survey ship doesn't change anything on the main message to #Turkey.— George Mastropavlos (@g_mastropavlos) September 14, 2020
👉 "The EU needs to see the end of unilateral actions in the #EastMed."#Greece #Cyprus pic.twitter.com/LoogBDxekP
It is Turkey, not Greece, that has been acting provocatively on the world stage/The paranoid Turkish government is now wracked by fissures after a failed 2016 coup.Greece is a stable European democracy. https://t.co/xwwxenjk7h— Lena Argiri (@lenaargiri) September 14, 2020
#Turkey is outgunned in the eastern #Mediterranean. Currently, nations aligned with #Greece combine for a #Navy more than 4.5 times larger than Turkey’s. @RTErdogan better find out how to make friends & influence people, fast. pic.twitter.com/Vv4fz2RaeX— Prof. Steve Hanke (@steve_hanke) September 12, 2020
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama is staying with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the latter’s summer residence in Marmaris, Turkey, right before visiting Greece for the Economist forum in Athens. Interesting. https://t.co/Rumcn5wqgR— The Greek Analyst (@GreekAnalyst) September 15, 2020
Erdogan wanted to be remembered for making Turkey a top 10 economy by 2023.— Paul Antonopoulos (@oulosP) September 14, 2020
Now he'll remembered for the biggest economic contraction in Turkish history.
Just like his military threats on Greece, his economic promises are all bark and no bite.https://t.co/ZW9MHV4E5d