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PM: Turkey must face consequences if provocations continue

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday that Turkey should face consequences if it continues its "provocative actions" against Greece.

Speaking at the online Lisbon Web Summit on Friday, he said that issues between Greece and Turkey concern Europe and NATO as well, as they affect the entire Eastern Mediterranean region.

'Decisions' expected on Turkey at EU summit, say EU officials

Next week's EU summit will take decisions over Turkey but the extent of the measures have not yet been decided, according to French news agency AFP, which cited European officials.

But despite repeated condemnation of Ankara's continued "unilateral actions" and "hostile rhetoric" in the eastern Aegean the European Union is still divided over how to punish this behavior.

Turkey issues Navtex for firing exercise between Rhodes and Kastellorizo

Turkish authorities on Friday issued a navigational for firing exercises in the Mediterranean, in an area between the Greek islands of Rhodes and Kastellorizo.

The Navtex reserves the area for December 9 and 10, which will coincide with a European Council summit on December 10 and 11 during which possible sanctions against Ankara will be discussed.

Turkish officials, businesspeople meet on reform agenda

Working on an ambitious slate of economic and legal reforms, top Turkish officials on Dec. 4 met with key business leaders. 

Lütfi Elvan, the treasury and finance minister, and Abdulhamit Gül, the justice minister, met with leaders of the Independent Industrialists and Businessmen's Association (MÜSİAD).

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