Countries that are geographically located to the east of the Mediterranean Sea
Eastern Mediterranean is a loose definition of the eastern approximate half, or third, of the Mediterranean Sea. It typically embraces all of that sea's coastal zones, referring to communities connected with the sea and land greatly climatically influenced, in Southeast Europe, northern Egypt and far Western Asia. It includes the southern half of Turkey's main region Anatolia, its smaller Hatay Province, the island of Cyprus, the Greek Dodecanese islands, the region of Syria, Lebanon and Palestine.
The two NATO countries have been arguing for decades about sovereign rights in the Aegean Sea as well as the extent of the..