‘Greece Not Intimidated’ by Turkey’s Threats on Territorial Waters
Turkey has once again warned Greece that extending its territorial waters in the Aegean Sea was a red line. “We will not allow the expansion of (Greek) territorial waters by even one mile in the Aegean, let alone 12,” Foreign...
Greece to Extend Territorial Waters in West and South of Crete, Says Report
Greece will extend its territorial waters from the current six to twelve miles west and south of Crete, according to a Greek media report. The newspaper Ta Nea says that Athens is preparing the extension that will be announced sometime in...
What If Greece Extends Its Territorial Waters to 12 Miles in the Aegean?
Greece is firm on its position to extend its territorial waters to twelve nautical miles in the Aegean as is clearly indicated by international law and specifically by the UN’s Treaty on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). Despite Turkey's...
Greece Sees Relations with Turkey “Calming Down” Over Summer
Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias expressed the belief that this summer will be a calmer period in relations between Greece and Turkey.
Greece: Solution with Turkey “Difficult, But Not Impossible”
Greece said that a solution with Turkey over territorial disputes in the Mediterranean and other issues "is difficult, but not impossible."
Turkey Warns Greece on Extending Territorial Waters in the Aegean
Turkey warned Greece on Wednesday not to extend its territorial waters in the Aegean out to 12 nautical miles. Ankara's warning came after the Parliament in Athens voted overwhelmingly to ratify a bill extending Greek territorial waters in the Ionian...
Greece Signals Intent to Extend Territorial Waters in Crete
Greece reaffirmed on Wednesday its intention to extend the country's territorial waters to 12 nautical miles in Crete. Speaking in Parliament, during a debate on a bill delimitating maritime borders between Greece and Italy, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said: “Greece can obviously...
Greek Parliament to Vote on Extension of Territorial Waters in Ionian Sea
A bill to extend the territorial waters of Greece westwards was brought to the Greek Parliament on Friday. The bill is titled "To establish the width of the territorial zone in the marine area of the Ionian and the Ionian...
Greece Extends Territorial Waters Westwards
Greece territorial waters will be extended further in the Ionian Sea the Greek authorities announced on Sunday with the publication of the presidential decree on the closing of bays and drawing of straight baselines in the western maritime area. The...
Turkish Defense Minister Akar Accuses Greece of Multiple Violations Against Turkey
The Defense Minister of Turkey Hulusi Akar accused Greece of several violations against Turkey, according to a report from Greece's Kathimerini Daily on Saturday. Akar not only accused Athens of violating Turkey's airspace, but he also claimed that Greece violates...