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Turkey’s East Med activities a threat to all states in region, says Dendias during Israel visit

Turkey's illegal activities in the Eastern Mediterraenan undermine stability and security and are a threat to all countries in the region, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said during a visit to Israel on Thursday.

Turkey, Libya ink deal to enhance trade, economic ties

Turkey and Libya signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost trade and economic ties, the Turkish trade minister said on Aug. 13. 

The deal will lay the groundwork for resolving ongoing issues between Turkish firms and Libyan employers, setting new investments and undertaking new projects, Ruhsar Pekcan said at a meeting held in Turkey's capital Ankara.

"We'll talk about urgent matters": Borrell asks for an emergency meeting

He will request a meeting because of the situation in the eastern Mediterranean, Belarus and Lebanon.
"We will discuss urgent matters and resolving the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean, the presidential elections in Belarus and the development of the situation in Lebanon," Borrell wrote on his Twitter.

Dendias meets with Israeli ambassador

Bilateral relations between Greece and Israel and Turkey's illegal actions in the Eastern Mediterranean were at the center of talks between Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and Israel's ambassador in Athens, Yossi Amrani, the former said in a tweet Wednesday.
The meeting was held at the Foreign Ministry in Athens.

Israel offers belated ‘solidarity’ with Greece amid East Med tension

Israel has expressed its solidarity with Greece amid a sharp increase in tensions with Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

"Israel is cautiously monitoring the increase in tension in the Eastern Mediterranean," the country's embassy in Athens said in a statement posted on Twitter on Wednesday morning.