Provocative Turkish-Libyan Deal Aims to Limit Greece’s Maritime Zone

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Greece responded with anger over the joint Turkish-Libyan agreement to discuss a new delineation of Turkey’s maritime borders which includes waters off the Greek island of Crete.

According to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , his country’s sovereign waters extend eastward from Libya and include a portion of waters off Crete, as the newly-drawn map Ankara has issued shows. However, the map was not sent to the United Nations.

The move is a blatant violation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), since the...


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Provocative Turkish-Libyan Deal Aims to Limit Greece’s Maritime Zone


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