Friday, January 30, 2015

Greeck - Turkish Tensions Return Over Their Border Disputes

Imia, known in Turkish as Kardak, lies just seven km (four miles) off the Turkish coast. Trelokouneli

The Guardian: New Greek nationalist defence minister resurrects old tensions with Turkey

Turkish fighter jets entered Greek airspace after Panos Kammenos flew over uninhabited islets off Turkey coast which nearly triggered war in 1996

Update #1: New Greek nationalist defense minister prompts Turkey to scramble jets -- Reuters
Update #2: Greek minister leaves wreath at Aegean hotspot, sparking confrontation with Turkey -- Hurriyet Daily News

WNU Editor: The old disputes are coming back.So much for Turkish hopes that better relations were returning .... Turkey hoping for better relations with Greece after Syriza victory (CBC).

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