Tensions in the Mediterranean: Merkel calls for support for Greece and Turkey may be sanctioned

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 Tensions in the Mediterranean: Merkel calls for support for Greece and Turkey may be sanctioned


German Chancellor Angela Merkel said earlier that all EU countries have an obligation to support Greece in the dispute between Greece and Turkey. I have repeatedly tried to avoid further escalation, and I have been in constant dialogue with the two countries, she said. The differences there involve the delimitation of the exclusive economic zone, which can only be solved jointly. This is what Germany is trying to achieve. She has already discussed the issue extensively with French President marcelon.

(function(){( window.slotbydup=window .slotbydup||[]).push({id:u5811557,container:ssp_ 5811557, async:true }Greeces foreign minister, dundias, said Greece had the unanimous support of all its EU partners. I think Greece has got what it deserves from this meeting, that is, if Turkey does not ease tensions and restart dialogue, sanctions will come, he said Dundias also said that Borelli has proposed future sanctions against Turkey, which will be submitted to the European Council on September 24. Since the beginning of August, there has been a new conflict between Turkey and Greece over energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean region. At the beginning of August, Turkey claimed that the agreement on maritime jurisdiction over the exclusive economic zone signed by Greece and Egypt was invalid, and then sent the orukirais exploration ship to the eastern Mediterranean Sea and the South China Sea to Castro Rizo island for seismic wave detection, and sent five warships to escort. Greece has also assembled a number of ships in the area. The conflict between the two sides is on the verge of eruption. Source: Zhang Xianchao, editor in charge of China News Network_ NN9310

Greek foreign minister dundias said Greece has the unanimous support of all EU partners. I think Greece has got what it deserves from this meeting, that is, if Turkey does not ease tensions and restart dialogue, sanctions will come, he said

Dundias also said that Borelli has proposed future sanctions against Turkey, which will be submitted to the European Council on September 24.

Since the beginning of August, there has been a new conflict between Turkey and Greece over energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean region. At the beginning of August, Turkey claimed that the agreement on maritime jurisdiction over the exclusive economic zone signed by Greece and Egypt was invalid, and then sent the orukirais exploration ship to the eastern Mediterranean Sea and the South China Sea to Castro Rizo island for seismic wave detection, and sent five warships to escort. Greece has also assembled a number of ships in the area. The conflict between the two sides is on the verge of eruption.