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Erdogan blanks Greek prime minister over US remarks
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Erdogan blanks Greek prime minister over US remarks

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he no longer recognises the leader of neighbouring Greece and will refuse to meet him at a planned summit. Mr Erdogan accused Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis of seeking to block the sale of American-made F-16 fighter jets to Turkey while visiting the US. “There’s no longer anyone...

EU leaders approve sanctions on Turkish officials over gas drilling
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EU leaders approve sanctions on Turkish officials over gas drilling

EU leaders have agreed to impose sanctions on an unspecified number of Turkish officials and entities involved in gas drilling in Cypriot-claimed waters – but they deferred bigger decisions such as trade tariffs or an arms embargo until they have consulted with the upcoming Biden administration. The decision reached by the EU council after hours of...