Turkey to Conduct Research in Greek and Cypriot Waters

Turkey has issued a  NAVTEX to conduct a Search and Rescue operation in an extensive area in the Central and Eastern Aegean Sea starting today (Thursday) until May 3.

The area the research will take place involves waters of Skyros, Psara and Lesvos and between Chios and Lesvos, an act that indicates Ankara intends to pursues a de facto operational division of the Aegean in the 25th meridian, according to an expert who spoke on Alpha television.

Athens and Nicosia are both in a state of alert after the new Ankara provocation as Turkish research vessel “Barbaros” is already...


Turkey to Conduct Research in Greek and Cypriot Waters


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