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Greece on alert as Turkey sends survey ship to disputed waters

Turkey has sent a ship to conduct a seismic survey in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean - a move that has put Greece on alert.

The search for potentially rich oil and gas deposits is to take place south of the Greek island of Kastellorizo.

  • BBC

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis called a meeting with military chiefs on Monday, after Turkey issued an international maritime alert, known as a Navtex.

The Oruc Reis’s mission challenges a Greek-Egyptian gas exploration deal.

There are also tensions around Cyprus over rival exploration rights…

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