Turkey Accuses Greece Of ‘Piracy’ And ‘Arming’ An Island At The Centre Of Their Maritime Dispute

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Kastellorizo is the island furthest removed from Greece and is 1.2 miles off the Turkish coast

Daily Mail: Turkey accuses Greece of ‘piracy’ and ‘arming’ an island at the centre of an escalating dispute over energy resources in the Mediterranean

Tensions between the countries have escalated as both sides stage military drills
Greece says that waters surrounding the island are under their sovereignty
Turkish President Erdogan said that acknowledging Greek jurisdiction would mean ‘imprisoning Turkey within its coastline’

Turkey has accused Greece of ‘piracy’ and attempting to ‘arm’ the island at the centre of their row energy resources in the Mediterranean.

Tensions between the two countries have escalated with both sides staging military drills in the area.

Kastellorizo is the island furthest removed from Greece and is 1.2 miles off the Turkish coast.

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Update: Turkey Says Greece ‘Arming Island’ In East Med Row (AFP)

WNU Editor: Damn those pesky little Greek islands. Small confession. The best holiday that I ever had was on those little Greek islands about 20 years ago. Sighhhh …. how the times have changed.

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