Turkey accuses Greece of treaty violations

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Turkey accuses Greece of treaty violations
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Turkey has issued a navigational telex to mariners accusing Greece of violating the Lausanne Treaty by militarizing the Greek island of Chios just 10 miles from a Turkish port.

According to Turkish media, Turkey’s Izmir station issued a NAVTEX Tuesday night saying that Greece’s activities violated the demilitarized status of the island, which was agreed upon almost a century ago.

The navigational warning came following an announcement regarding a gunnery exercise by Greek forces in the area around Chios, a Greek island located 10 nautical miles from the Turkish port of Cesme. Turkish officials...


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