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Ignoring EU sanctions, Ankara drilling in Cyprus’ EEZ, to send fourth ship

Completing ignoring EU warnings and sanctions and repeated US warnings, Turkish Defence Minister Fatih Donmez announced that Ankara's ultra-modern drilling ship Fatih has reached a depth of 5,000 metres in drilling to the west of Cyprus and that a second drilling ship, the Yavuz, will begin drilling in a few days off the coast of the Turkish-occupied Karpas peninsula, the north-easternmost tip

Turkey to send Oruc Reis research vessel to Med in August, minister says

Ankara will dispatch the Oruc Reis research vessel to the Eastern Mediterranean in August, Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez has said.

The minister denied reports that the Fatih drillship has discovered natural gas in the region and said that it will complete its activities in three to four weeks.

All scenarios vis-a-vis Turkey under examination

The leadership of Greece's armed forces is reportedly examining all possible scenarios given the possible challenge by Turkey of Greece's sovereignty in the wider region of Kastellorizo in the southeastern Aegean.
For this purpose, all branches of the Greek military have been been taking all necessary precautions, reports said at the weekend.

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