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Athens reacts to Turkey claiming 24 blocks outlined in map

The publication in the Turkish government's gazette of a map outlining areas of the Greek continental shelf where Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) has applied for exploration permits has drawn an angry response from Athens, which warned it is fully prepared to respond in the event that Ankara chooses to conduct exploratory activities in these areas.

Kosovo to Transform Jail for Political Prisoners into Museum

But last week, Kosovo's government decided to reopen it for visitors and to begin transforming it into a museum. The government tasked a team of officials from Ministry of Culture, including cultural heritage experts, to analyse what is needed and prepare the building for reopening.

Turkish claims on EastMed are ‘within the limits of international law'

Turkey's ambassador to Greece told Greek diplomats on Monday that his country's positions on the Eastern Mediterranean, the demarcation of maritime zones, the Cyprus issue, hydrocarbon exploration and Libya are "well-known and transparent" and "within the bounds of international law," according to Turkish diplomatic sources.

Greece says Turkish exploration applications attempt to ‘usurp' Greek sovereign rights

Greece said on Monday the publication in the Turkish government's gazette of Turkish Petroleum's (TPAO) applications for an exploration permit in the eastern Mediterranean were another step in Ankara's efforts to "usurp Greece's sovereign rights."

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