Ioannis Kotoulas's Articles

Egypt, France, and Greece are the three focal states in the new geopolitical architecture that is emerging in the Mediterranean and North Africa region

Egypt has come to Greece’s aid in dealing with the wildfires now raging across the country, demonstrating the solidarity and ongoing cooperation between the two countries

This week’s visit by Greek Parime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to Egypt shows the two nations moving ever closer together in the spirit of a model partnership

Egypt and Greece should join efforts to bring about the repatriation of the Rosetta Stone and Parthenon Marbles

Turkish interference in the affairs of neighbouring countries is being effectively repelled by the formation of new regional power equilibrium

This month’s Philia Forum in Athens was another step on the path towards greater cooperation in the Mediterranean at the initiative of Egypt, Greece and other countries

Last year saw the return of the Mediterranean as a world geopolitical space and highlighted the strategic importance of Egypt and Greece

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s recent visit to Athens underlined the increasingly important bilateral relations between Egypt and Greece over recent years

Rolled back in Libya and Syria, and facing censure in the East Mediterranean, Turkey has turned to the Caucasus to stage a regional show of power

Turkey’s maximalist aspirations in the Eastern Mediterranean and wider Middle East have been shown to be empty rhetoric

The signing of an Exclusive Economic Zone Agreement between Greece and Egypt is a major turning point for both countries and the rest of the region, writes Ioannis E Kotoulas

The decision to turn Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque is a direct assault on religious pluralism and Turkey’s modern history

Greece and Egypt have much to gain from the signature of an Exclusive Economic Zone Agreement that would be to the economic and strategic benefit of both countries, writes Ioannis E Kotoulas

Turkey may be pursuing neo-Ottoman imperialist goals, but its destabilising behaviour is not going unanswered, writes Ioannis Kotoulas

In the face of Turkish hegemonic ambitions, Greece and Egypt are natural allies and should deepen and solidify their cooperative and strategic relations