UN Publishes Greece-Egypt Maritime Deal Disputed by Turkey, Athens Says

ATHENS (Sputnik) – The Greek Foreign Ministry mentioned on Thursday that the United Nations had revealed the Greek-Egyptian settlement on the delimitation of the unique financial zone (EEZ) between the 2 nations, a deal that Ankara deems “null and void.”

The sides struck the maritime deal in Cairo on 6 August. Ankara instantly slammed the settlement as “null and void,” arguing that the delimited space belongs to the Turkish continental shelf “as declared to the United Nations.” Turkey additionally responded by resuming seismic analysis within the japanese Mediterranean.

Prior to that, in November 2019, Turkey itself signed a cope with the Tripoli-based Libyan authorities to acceptable the lion’s share of the Mediterranean waters that Greece considers part of its unique financial zone.

Sourse: sputniknews.com

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