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 »