Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Greece, Cyrpus, Bahrain urge UN not to register Turkish maritime boundaries deal with GNA #Libya

13/07/2020 – Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Greece, and Cyprus called on the United Nations not to register the maritime boundaries deal signed between Turkey and Prime Minister of the Government of the National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj, according to a well-placed source at the UN. Continuer à lire … « Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Greece, Cyrpus, Bahrain urge UN not to register Turkish maritime boundaries deal with GNA #Libya »

Turkey plans massive naval exercises off Libya – report

09/07/2020 – Turkey has issued a navigational telex reserving an area for military exercises in the Mediterranean, Yeni Şafak said.

The exercises will take place in three different regions, named Barbaros, Turgut Reis and Çaka Bey by the Turkish army, off the Libyan coast, it said on Tuesday. Continuer à lire … « Turkey plans massive naval exercises off Libya – report »

Greek FM Dendias discusses “delimitation of maritime zones” with Libya

01/07/2020 – Greece discussed on the delimitation of maritime zones Libya, Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias revealed on Wednesday after meeting with Aquila Saleh, the President of the Libyan House of Representatives, in Tobruk. Continuer à lire … « Greek FM Dendias discusses “delimitation of maritime zones” with Libya »

Tunisian-Greek discussions on security developments in Libya

30/06/2020 – Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Noureddine El-Rai, discussed, Monday, with his Greek counterpart, « Nikos Dundias, » the developments of security and military situations in Libya. The media office of the Tunisian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that during the meeting held in Tunis, the two sides exchanged views on the situation in the region, especially the Libyan crisis and its repercussions on neighboring countries. The two ministers affirmed the support of Tunisia and Greece for a peaceful Libyan-Libyan consensual solution, and adherence to international legitimacy and relevant UN resolutions to ensure the unity of Libya, security and prosperity of its people.

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Greece, Israel and Cyprus urge Turkey not to send troops to Libya

03/’1/2020 – The Turkish bill authorizing the deployment of troops in Libya marks a dangerous escalation of civil war in a North African country and seriously threatens stability in the region, said in a joint statement from Greece, Israel and Cyprus said. Continuer à lire … « Greece, Israel and Cyprus urge Turkey not to send troops to Libya »

Greece threatens to turn to ICJ to resolve Mediterranean maritime dispute

29/12/2019 – Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed his country’s readiness to turn to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to settle Athens’ disagreement with Turkey about maritime zones in the Mediterranean if both sides could not end the dispute. Continuer à lire … « Greece threatens to turn to ICJ to resolve Mediterranean maritime dispute »

Turkey-Libya deal likely to sharpen maritime disagreements

21/12/2019 – The maritime agreement Turkey signed with Libya last month has ratcheted up tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean, yet analysts say it is non-binding and mainly intended to improve Turkey’s negotiating position in the chase for the area’s natural resources. Continuer à lire … « Turkey-Libya deal likely to sharpen maritime disagreements »

Top Russian diplomat calls for African Union’s involvement in talks on Libya

06/12/2019 – Sergei Lavrov drew attention to the fact that many countries had expressed their concern about the memorandum of understanding signed by Turkey and Libya’s Government of National Accord on maritime jurisdiction. Continuer à lire … « Top Russian diplomat calls for African Union’s involvement in talks on Libya »

Trial over Turkey-Libya explosives shipments set to begin in Greece

2018/08/10 – A trial related to a ship suspected of being used to smuggle illegal explosives from Turkey to radical Islamist groups in Libya is set to begin in the Greek port city of Piraeus on Tuesday, Greek newspaper Kathimerini reported.

The Andromeda, a cargo ship registered in Tanzania, was impounded by the Greek Coastguard in January after it was discovered to be carrying hundreds of tons of explosives in 29 containers – a “moving time bomb,” as the Greek officers who discovered it said. Continuer à lire … « Trial over Turkey-Libya explosives shipments set to begin in Greece »