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So It Begins: Turkey Warns Greece Against Oil Exploration In The Aegean, Turkish experts accuse Greece of illegally snatching 16 islands
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[quote:insertfunnyusername:MV8yMTA0NzE4XzM1NDY5MzA0XzUyM0U3NDAy] [quote:DUCM900:MV8yMTA0NzE4XzM1NDY5MjM0Xzc4RDE0REY2] [i]'Turkey refuses to sign the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) out of concerns over its implications for its territorial disputes with Greece in the Aegean. The convention, which was concluded in 1982 and came into force in 1994, recognizes nations' rights to extend their territorial waters up to 12 nautical miles (22 kilometers) and their exclusive economic zone up to 200 nautical miles (370 kilometers) from the baseline. The implementation of these norms is tricky in the Aegean due to special geographical properties region.'[/i] [/quote] Yep, true. They expanded their own nautical miles in Black Sea and Med though and they threaten Greece with war if she'll do the same since 1995, they consider the Aegean a special case but the truth is that they just want a piece of the pie of the Aegean and Cypriot oil/natgas. [/quote]
Greek govt government seems to have decided to submit coordinates for the outer limits of the Greek continental shelf to the United Nations in the first months of 2013. On June 9th 1995, the Turkish parliament officially declared that unilateral action by Greece would constitute a casus belli.
link to translate.google.gr
link to www.tovima.gr
Davutoglu Warns Greece Against Oil exploration In The Aegean
link to www.trtarabic.com
Turkey closely following any Greek maneuver in Aegean disputes
link to www.todayszaman.com
16 islands snatched by Greece due to Turkey's negligence, experts claim. In the Aegean and the Mediterranean, there are 152 islands and islets of which the ownership is controversial
link to www.todayszaman.com
Norwegian company PGS is already conducting offshore seismic tests in Greek seas. License round is expected to take place in 2014.
link to www.pgs.com
More about the Aegean dispute
link to en.wikipedia.org
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