Greek-Italian sea borders, EEZ pact ties up loose end but also carries wider significance

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After several years of talks, Greece and Italy signed on Tuesday a maritime borders agreement delimiting an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) between the two countries.

Greece and Italy signed an agreement delimiting their continental shelf in the Ionian Sea in May 1977. At the time, for the governments of Konstantinos Karamanlis and Giulio Andreotti, it was a milestone as it was the first (and only until Tuesday) agre...

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