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Turkey Caught Greece, EU, Germany Off Guard with Energy Hunt

WorldNews Monday, 19 October 2020
Turkey Caught Greece, EU, Germany Off Guard with Energy HuntThe move by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to again send an energy research vessel and warships off the Greek island of Kastellorizo, caught the Greek government, along with the European Union and Germany, which was acting as a mediator in a seas dispute, unawares. In an interview with Kathimerini, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Turkey’s renewed deployment of the Oruc Reis was “a very bad surprise,” although he had done it twice before. The first time he withdrew it after being persuaded by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who refused to back Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' demand the EU...
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