Eastern Mediterranean

Turkey issued NAVTEX, rejecting one issued by Greece

by Daily Sabah

Turkey issued a navigational telex (Navtex) rejecting one issued by Greece for violating its continental shelf in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, Defense Ministry sources said Monday.

Noting that Greece has attempted to violate the Turkish continental shelf under the guise of conducting scientific work, sources said the country continues to carry out provocative acts.

Navtex, or Navigational Telex, is a maritime communications system that allows ships to inform other vessels about their presence in an area, as well as other information.

Ministry sources also rejected reports by Greek media outlets claiming that Turkish warships were blocking the work of research vessels to map the proposed “EastMed” pipeline.

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