Turkey won’t allow Greek interference in East Med activities -minister

Turkish research vessel Barbaros Hayrettin Pasa sails in the Bosphorus in Istanbul, Turkey March 6, 2017. Picture taken March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Yoruk Isik

ANKARA/ATHENS (Reuters) – Turkey warned Greece on Wednesday to stay out of its activities in the eastern Mediterranean, heralding a potential showdown with Cyprus over hydrocarbons research in a region thought to be rich in natural gas. Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said Ankara would not tolerate further Greek harassment of Turkish vessels after complaining […]

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