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UN to post coordinates of EEZ maps of Turkey-Libya Agreement

United Nations’ Division for Ocean Affairs will post the geographical coordinates outlined in the maritime border agreement signed by Turkey and Libya in November 2019. Including the memorandum’s sea zone maps in the UN’s database is expected to give them an official character. Athens is concerned, however, it tries to …

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Greece, Egypt, Cyprus, France & Italy condemn Turkey-Libya Agreement

The Foreign Ministers of Egypt, France, Cyprus, Greece and Italy met in Cairo on Wednesday to discuss latest regional developments and the situation in East Mediterranean Sea. the five foreign Ministers issued a communique in which they condemned the Turkey-Libya Agreement. A day earlier, EU’s foreign policy chief and the …

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Greece sends letters to UN objecting Turkey-Libya agreement

Greece has lodged objections to the United Nations over the agreement between Libya and Turkey mapping out maritime boundaries as a violation of international law, the Greek government spokesman said on Tuesday. “This agreement was compiled in bad faith, it violates the Law of the Sea” government spokesman Stelios Petsas …

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Greece and Egypt sign historic agreement for delimitation of EEZ

Greece and Egypt have signed an agreement for the delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) between the two countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. The agreement was signed by Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Egypt counterpart Sameh Shoukry in Cairo on Thursday afternoon. Unofficial map as posted …

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Greece and Italy signed agreement on Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)

Greece and Italy signed an agreement on the delimitation of maritime zones between the two countries on Tuesday. Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his ITalian counterpart Luigi DiMaio put their signatures on the historic agreement for the delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). TI si the first EEZ …

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Erdogan claims “Greece is accepting Turkey-Libya deal”

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed that “Greece is slowly accepting the status quo in the Eastern Mediterranean following the Turkey-Libya deal on maritime boundaries. Ankara’s “resolute stance has led the rest of the countries in the region, but mainly Greece,” to accept the status quo that Turkey wants in the …

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Cyber-War between Greek and Turkish hackers over Libya Agreement

The tension between Greece and Turkey has been mirrored in massive cyber attacks by Greek and Turkish hackers against government and state websites of both countries. On Friday evening, Turkish hackers launched Distributed-Denial-Of-Service (DDoS) attacks at Greek websites of the Parliament, and Foreign and the Finance Ministry, the National Intelligence …

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US: Turkey-Libya MoU “provocative”, islands have EEZ & continental shelf

With a good portion of delay, the US State Department finally took position on the Turkey-Libya Agreement and Ankara’s Claims that the Greek islands have neither Exclusive Economic Zone and continental shelf. The agreement on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea signed by Turkey and the Tripoli-based Government of National …

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Greece expels Libyan Ambassador after he fails to disclose Agreement with Turkey

Greece has expelled the Libyan ambassador to Athens and gave him 72 hours to leave the country. “This does not mean we break diplomatic ties with Libya,” Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said on Friday while announcing the expulsion on live broadcast. The ambassador was summoned to the Foreign Ministry on …

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Turkey’s Parliament ratifies Agreement with Libya (text)

The Turkish Parliament ratified the memorandum of Understanding with Libya on Thursday evening. The MoU is in fact an Agreement renamed into Memorandum in order to avoid ratification by the Libyan Parliament that has disagreed with it. The pseudo-MoU has already condemned by Greece, the EU, US, Russia, Egypt, Israel …

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Greek Foreign Ministry receives copy of controversial Turkey-Libya deal

The Greek Foreign Ministry has received a copy with the content of the controversial “maritime boundaries” Memorandum of Understanding between Libya and Turkey, state broadcaster ERT reported Thursday noon. Citing diplomatic sources, ERT reported that the Foreign Ministry is examining the content of the Agreement. It is not clear, who …

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Absurd! Turkey and Libya sign “maritime boundaries” Agreement

Turkey and Libya’s internationally recognized government have signed an agreement on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean Sea. There were no immediate details on the maritime accord, however, it looks like a further Turkish step towards a kind of “legitimization” of its usual unilateral claims in the Mediterranean Sea, challenging Greece …

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Greece publishes 16 MAPs exposing Turkey’s illegal and unilateral claims

Greece’s Foreign Ministry uploaded a total of 16 maps “in an effort to increase the wider public’s awareness of Turkish revisionism,” as it said in a statement. “The attached maps depict in a vivid and irrefutable way the Turkish illegal unilateral actions and claims,” the Ministry added. Greece-Turkey borders according …

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Turkey to drill off the islands of Crete, Karpathos and Rhodes

Turkey plans to start drilling south of the Greek islands of Crete, Karpathos, Kasos and Rhodes, claiming it is justified to do so according to its maritime boundaries with the Tripolis-based government in Libya. Requests for drilling submitted by the company Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) to the General Directorate of …

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Greece has a role and a say in the situation in Libya, FM Dendias tells Guterres

Greece, as a neighbour of Libya that is directly affected by developments there and as a factor for stability in the region, also has a role and a say in the situation in Libya, Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias stressed during his meeting in Geneva with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. …

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Greek delegation withdraws from NATO Parliamentary Assembly in protest

Eclat in NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Brussels: the Greek delegation withdrew in protest, denouncing the president’s stance. During the Assembly meeting, the Greek delegation highlighted the issue of the Turkey-Libya Agreement that violates Greek sovereign rights and sought to inform NATO member states of Turkey’s actions in violation of Greek …

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Oruc Reis ready for exploration in Block 15 south of Crete, says Turkey

Ankara prepares to send the seismic research vessel Oruc Reis south-east off the Greek island of Crete to carry out natural gas exploration, pro-government daily Yeni Safask reports on Wednesday. In an article with the title “Crete’s Permit Ready” the daily writes that the vessels will operate in Block 15 …

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