Turkish navy uses live rounds in exercise off Paphos

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The Turkish navy performed exercises with live ammunition in Cyprus territorial waters just 30 nautical miles south-east of Paphos on Sunday night during an illegal NAVTEX.

The Cyprus Joint Rescue Coordinating Centre responded with a counter-NAVTEX while simultaneously reporting the illegal Turkish violation of Cyprus territorial waters to the relevant international bodies.

The Turkish navy is set to remain in the area as it has programmed further exercises with live ammunition for Wednesday.

Further naval manoeuvres have been programmed for areas east of Rhodes and south of Kastelorizo...


Turkish navy uses live rounds in exercise off Paphos


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