Foreign Ministry on Friday summoned the chargé d'affaires of Switzerland, which represents Washington’s interests in Tehran, to protest the US seizure of Iranian oil cargo from a Russian-operated ship in Greece's territorial waters.
Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned the Greek chargé d'affaires to protest the seizure of an Iranian-flagged vessel and confiscation of crude cargo in the European country's territorial waters.
Stressing the need to broaden Iran’s economic and trade relations with Greece, Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian called for plans to immunize the bilateral ties against the influence of the third parties.
Turkey will not participate in NATO’s annual drills in Greece next month, security sources say, amid a simmering standoff between Ankara and Athens over sea boundaries in the eastern Mediterranean.
Thousands of people march in central Athens to denounce "soaring prices" and "low wages," while a 24-hour general strike called by private and public sector unions paralyzes the country.
In separate congratulatory messages on the National Days of Greece and Bangladesh, Iran's President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi expressed Tehran’s willingness to promote cooperation with Athens and Dhaka.
Thousands of people have joined union protests in several cities across Greece to denounce the soaring cost of living.
Twelve migrants were found dead in a small Turkish town near the Greek border often used by migrants seeking to enter the European Union, after they apparently froze to death, igniting a war of words between the two countries.
Greece and Egypt have clinched an agreement that sets the stage for an undersea cable that will transmit power produced by renewables from North Africa to Europe, the first such infrastructure in the Mediterranean.