The Turkish President, who is pushing his country to its destiny, has sparked a public debate on whether Greece should finally act, though the direction which to take remains ambivalent, writes Sotiris Serbos, Research Fellow at ELIAMEP, in his article for This constitutes a starting point, with progress that is measurable, that juxtaposes the prior “doctrine of deterrence” and the lack of medium to long-term planning regarding Greek – Turkish bilateral relations since Helsinki (1999). Serbos explains that there are those that, aside from employing a bilateral lens, would evaluate the bigger picture, “the regional aspect and its impact on matters that affect Greece.” In his piece, Serbos particularly highlights the crucial factor of time, that plays a decisive role within the field of international relations.

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