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US Congressman ‘Pleased’ to See Lawmakers Block F-35 Transfers to Turkey

A Greek-American Congressman has welcomed the U.S. Senate's decision to block the sale of advanced warplanes to Turkey. Gus Bilirakis, a Florida Republican, told Greek Reporter...

US Senate Passes Bill Blocking Transfer of F-35 Warplanes to Turkey

The U.S. Senate has passed a defense policy bill that includes a bipartisan amendment which prohibits the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey. Turkey...

US Leaders Urged to Halt Warplane Sale to ‘Authoritarian’ Turkey

A letter signed by dozens of U.S. lawmakers is urging the country's leadership to shelve plans to supply Turkey with state-of-the-art warplanes. The petition signed...

Greece is ‘Pillar of Stability’, Says State Department Official

The United States counts Greece as a pillar of stability in the Southeastern Mediterranean and the Balkans, said A. Wess Mitchell, Assistant Secretary of State,...

US Senators Want to Stop Turkey Getting Advanced Warplanes

Three U.S. Senators are trying to block the sale of over 100 advanced warplanes to Turkey's government. Republicans James Lankford, Thom Tillis and Democrat Jeanne Shaheen have...

Must Sanction Turkey, Says Prominent Congressman

Prominent Greek Americans have spoken of their concern at Turkish provocations in the Aegean Sea and around Cyprus. Speaking on the sidelines of a ceremony hosted...

Archons Closer To Passing Initiative for Religious Freedom in Turkey

Indiana is now the 45th State to fully pass the Religious Freedom resolutions in support of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. The Greek Orthodox Metropolis...

Trump Ousts Tillerson, Lines Up CIA Boss as Secretary of State

U.S. President Donald Trump has replaced Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State with CIA chief Mike Pompeo. Tuesday's announcement represents the latest upheaval in the...

Greek-Americans Urge Trump to Condemn ‘Provocateur’ Turkey

The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) has called on President Donald Trump to condemn Turkish actions in the eastern Mediterranean which could pose "dire implications...

Trump Urges Erdogan to Limit Military Actions in Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump has urged Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to limit Ankara's military actions in northern Syria. Turkish forces have been conducting 'Operation...

US: Turkey’s Arrest of US Consulate Staffers ‘Deeply Disturbing’

The United States says it is "very disappointed" by the Turkish government's arrest of two local staffers of the American Consulate, as diplomatic tensions...

U.S. Presses Turkey on Hagia Sophia and Halki School

The United States issued its annual religious freedom report on Tuesday, slamming allies and foes alike for their shortcomings. In the 2016 report Turkey is...

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