The freezing of an area with illegal NAVTEX is from today until October 5
Turkey, in order to prevent the navigation and the soundings being conducted by the NAUTICAL GEO research vessel, is proceeding with the commitment of the region and naval exercises. The freezing of an area with illegal NAVTEX is from today until October 5.
Ankara blames Greece and Cyprus in advance
Turkey is directly threatening a hot episode as is clear from yesterday’s announcement by the Turkish Foreign Ministry in which it is trying to blame Greece and Cyprus in advance for the tension that it predicts will be created in the region, demanding the cancellation of legal activities in the Cyprus EEZ, concerning the research of Nautical Geo for the mapping of the route that will follow the East Med pipeline.
At the same time, Turkey is not limited to words. As it became known yesterday, Saturday, on Thursday morning in Ikaria, under the responsibility of Turkey, we came close to an incident similar to Imia, with the victim then being squadron leader Konstantinos Iliakis.
According to information, on Thursday, during the dogfights, a Turkish fighter pilot proceeded to a dangerous intersection with a Greek F-16 during an interception.