Dendias: Turkey the only one to blame for East Med tension

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias told Friday's emergency meeting of the European Union Council of Foreign Affairs that Turkey is the only one to blame for the escalation of tension in the Eastern Mediterranean and must leave the Greek continental shelf immediately.

He also expressed his satisfaction with the condemnation of Turkey's behavior and the support expressed to Greece and Cyprus by their EU partners.

Regarding the list of sanctions against Turkey requested by Greece from the Council, he said it is being prepared and stressed that it will be the subject of the next discussion of the Foreign Affairs Council in Berlin at the end of the month.

The goal, he said, is to have a tool ready  that, if necessary, will  push Turkey back on the path of legitimacy and international law.

Moreover, he  stressed that the calls by the Turkish leadership for...

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