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The Libyan EEZ challenge

Israel should reject Turkey’s claims in the Eastern Mediterranean.

 Israel’s recent rapprochement with Turkey need not preclude Jerusalem taking a firm stand on Ankara’s claims in the Eastern Mediterranean.

  • Eran Lerman
  • jns

Indeed, Israel must again reject the Memorandum of Understanding signed in October between Turkey and the Government of National Accord in Libya regarding oil and gas exploration.

Moreover, Ankara’s baseless claims to Greek islands in the Aegean, whose sovereignty is undisputable, should worry all partners in the regional alignment. Israel should also turn U.S. attention (the…

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