Turkey strengthens East Med claims as Greece, Cyprus seek EU support

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Cyprus, European Union, Turkey
Photo via www.nato.int
Photo via www.nato.int

Turkey appears to be upping the ante in the Eastern Mediterranean as it presented its claims in the area through a collection of maps that were submitted to representatives of the foreign embassies in Ankara, last Friday. 

In a clear attempt to strengthen its arguments that it cannot be left out of the "energy game" in the wider region, acting director general at the Turkish Foreign Ministry Catagay Erciyes described Greece and Greek Cypriot maritime claims as "maximalist...

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