Dispute over natural gas: Merkel prevented escalation between Turkey and Greece

informed How the office of Greece's head of government, Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday, have informed the Premier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) abou

Dispute over natural gas: Merkel prevented escalation between Turkey and Greece

informed How the office of Greece's head of government, Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday, have informed the Premier, German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) about the reasons of these movements over the phone. According to the "picture"information on the phone, Merkel also with the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. As a mediator she stood between the hardened fronts. Apparently with success. According to the "image" Turkey withdrew its warships from the Region.

The Federal government confirmed to the sheet on demand, that there was a phone call between Merkel and Erdogan. It was "the situation in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean" are gone. Merkel will also continue in the evening with Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis in connection.

Erdogan has already had the search in January, natural Gas in the Eastern Mediterranean, announced,

In the past months, there had been a dispute between Turkey and Greece to search for natural gas in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean. Greece has warned Turkey to send ships to search for natural gas in the Region.

The Turkish authorities had announced that the research vessel Oruc Reis will perform from Tuesday, new seismic studies in the Eastern Mediterranean. According to the site "marinetraffic.com" was the Oruc Reis on Wednesday in front of the southern Turkey's Antalya on the road. The Turkish broadcaster TRT reported that the seismic surveys had not yet begun.

Erdogan has already announced in January, "as soon as possible" in Libya agreed territory to natural gas. The project also relates to the potentially natural gas-rich regions to the South of Crete, the Greek point of view, to the so-called Exclusive economic zone of the EU country. According to the Turkish interpretation of the Islands such as Crete, have territorial waters, but not within its Exclusive economic zone. Ankara is already drilling off Cyprus without the permission of the government of the Republic of Cyprus. The EU States had established a legal framework for sanctions against Turkey. After the EU summit: Reporter Merkel brings unpleasant question in expository FOCUS Online/Wochit After the EU summit: Reporter brings Merkel with the unpleasant question in expository dog barks giant lizard and the receipt for PCP dog receives prompt, the barking of a giant lizard, and promptly gets the receipt

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Updated Date: 22 July 2020, 16:26

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