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Turkey accuses France of stoking tensions in East Med

WorldNews Thursday, 27 August 2020
Turkey accuses France of stoking tensions in East MedTurkey on Thursday accused France of stoking tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean, where NATO allies Turkey and Greece are locked in a stiff standoff over competing claims over offshore energy exploration rights. The accusation came as European Union foreign ministers were set to meet in Berlin as they try to persuade EU-member Greece and its neighbor Turkey to pull back from the brink of a conflict. “My message is that the situation must be resolved in a spirit of allied solidarity and in line with international law,” Stoltenberg said as he met German...
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