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Greece welcomes Turkey’s decision to freeze hydrocarbon activities

Tension between Greece and Turkey moved to a course of effective de-escalation on Tuesday, after seismic research vessel Oruc Reis docked inside the port of Antalya and Ankara announced that it pauses energy exploration activities in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. “Turkey could pause energy-exploration operations in the eastern Mediterranean Sea …

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Tsipras: Greece should deter Oruc Reis, extend territorial waters to 12 nm, if…

Main opposition leader and former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday he told Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis that Greece should deter the Turkish seismic research vessel Oruc Reis “if it attempts to operate inside the country’s continental shelf.” He said further that her advised the PM to extend the …

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“Hydrocarbon research within Turkish continental shelf,” claims Ankara

Ankara claims that the hydrocarbon exploration activities by research vessel Oruc Reis will be “in the maritime area […] located entirely within the Turkish continental shelf.” This is the response of Turkey to a protest demarche submitted late on Tuesday by the Greek Embassy in the Turkish capital. The demarche …

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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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Turkey’s research vessel Oruc Reis enters Greece’s continental shelf

Turkish seismic research vessel Oruc Reis has been spotted within the boundaries of the Greek continental shelf on Friday morning. The Greek Armed Forces have deployed the frigate Nikiforos Fokas to the area to closely monitor the vessel’s activity. Oruc Reis entered the Greek continental shelf in the south-eastern Aegean …

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