Red lines and fair solutions
Greece and Turkey will resume exploratory talks in a few days. Ankara has made it very clear that the agenda must include the demilitarization of certain Greek islands as well as sovereignty over certain islands and rocky formations. I do not think that Ankara will leave much space for so-called creative ambiguity, as certain European diplomats dealing with the issue (without necessarily understanding it in depth) would like to see.
Turkey has been raising the issue of demilitarization since 1975. Greece has been turning down the claim, invoking the right to defend itself. The question of gray zones, on the other hand, has never been included in exploratory talks. In any case, these two issues are where Greece draws its red lines. If Turkey enters the talks with the intention of violating these red lines, the talks will not get very far.
What will happen then?...