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Turkish research vessel “Bilim 2” violates Greek sovereignty

Turkish oceanographic research vessel “Bilim 2” set sail and started research in the waters between the islands of Rhodes and Kastelorizo, in South Eastern Greece. Reason enough for Athens to protest, even though Greece has failed so far to declare its own Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Even though the relevant maritime …

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Turkish FM: Greece’s claims to UN have no basis on international law

Two weeks before the Greek-Turkish high ranking meeting in Istanbul with the participation of the political leadership of the two neighbor countries, tension flamed over the continental shelf in the Aegean Sea. Just hours after Athens submitted a complaint to United Nations over Turkey’s exploration permits in areas of the …

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Greek FM complains to UN about Turkey’s exploration permits in continental shelf areas

Greek Foreign Ministry submitted a verbal note to United Nations on Thursday over Turkey’s granting exploration permits in areas of the Greke continental shelf. Below, Greek Foreign Ministry press release: Foreign Ministry announcement regarding the sending of a note verbale to the United Nations on the safeguarding of Greece’s sovereign …

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