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Eastern Mediterranean alliances: How robust are they?

Eastern Mediterranean alliances: How robust are they?

Troubled relations with Turkey have deepened the alliance between three Eastern Mediterranean countries, Egypt, Cyprus and Greece. A fourth, Israel, is never too far off, with a now well-established Israel-Cyprus-Greece alliance in parallel. Even if just for the image, Egypt prefers to adopt a discreet approach in relation to Israel. After welcoming the President of

Olgun says GC alliances in the region are dangerous

TC negotiator Ergun Olgun has said that the GC side has formed alliances with countries such as Israel, Egypt and Lebanon and was using it to block Turkey and the TRNC. Olgun said ‘we find these alliances very dangerous’ adding that actions such as these only deepened the ‘groupings’ in the region. Speaking to the

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