U.S. slams Turkey's renewed seismic survey push in eastern Mediterranean

Posted on AllSides October 13th, 2020
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The United States on Tuesday slammed Turkey’s renewed push to send a vessel to carry out seismic surveys in the eastern Mediterranean, accusing Ankara of unilaterally stoking tensions and “deliberately” complicating the resumption of talks with Greece.

“The United States deplores Turkey’s October 11 announcement of renewed Turkish survey activity in areas over which Greece asserts jurisdiction in the eastern Mediterranean,” State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said in a statement while urging Ankara to cease its survey activities.

“Coercion, threats, intimidation, and military activity will not resolve tensions in the...

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