Tensions rise between Turkey and Greece, with troops facing each other
ANKARA: Tensions have risen in Turkey and Greece over oil and gas reserves, with both countries alerting armies in maritime borders.
According to a report of a foreign news agency, a Turkish ship is busy exploring for gas and oil in the Mediterranean. Greece has called an emergency meeting of EU Farm Ministers.
According to the report, Greece has alerted the army in its territorial waters with Turkey and Turkey has also alerted its navy in its territorial waters.
A spokesman for the Greek government said the army had been alerted to the Turkish navy’s movement in its territorial waters and that it had withdrawn its troops.
On the other hand, the German Chancellor says that in the event of a confrontation with Athens, Europe will be against Turkey.
urkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says that the sole heir to the Mediterranean will be disappointed, Turkey can defeat the alliance of enemies in the Mediterranean. The Turkish Foreign Minister said that Greece was taking the path of war instead of negotiations.