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Greece Welcomes Turkish Survey Ship’s Return to Mediterranean Sea Port

FILE – In this photograph taken Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, Turkey’s analysis vessel, Oruc Reis, heart, is surrounded by Turkish navy vessels because it was heading within the west of Antalya on the Mediterranean, Turkey. Greece says it’s going to conduct a navy and air power train in an space of the jap Mediterranean the place Turkey is prospecting for oil and gasoline in an space because the neighboring international locations stay locked in a dispute over offshore vitality rights. (IHA through AP)

The Oruc Reis analysis ship returned to close the southern Turkish port of Antalya for the primary time in weeks after Turkey introduced in July that it was dispatching a vessel to work in waters that Greece claims are its unique jurisdiction.

  • Associated Press Athens
  • Last Updated: September 13, 2020, 2:08 PM IST

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The Greek authorities welcomed a Turkish survey vessel’s return to port Sunday from a disputed space of the jap Mediterranean that has been on the coronary heart of a summer season stand-off between Greece and Turkey over vitality rights.

The Oruc Reis analysis ship returned to close the southern Turkish port of Antalya for the primary time in weeks after Turkey introduced in July that it was dispatching a vessel to work in waters that Greece claims are its unique jurisdiction.






“This is a optimistic sign. We will see how this develops to make a correct evaluation,″ Greek authorities spokesman Stelios Petsas advised TV channel Skai.

The dispute over potential oil and gasoline reserves has triggered a navy build-up within the jap Mediterranean. Nominal NATO allies Turkey and Greece each dispatched warships to the realm the place the Oruc Reis was engaged in seismic analysis and performed navy workout routines to claim their claims.

NATO intervened, organizing talks between the 2 international locations’ militaries to forestall a possible armed battle.


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