Turkish National Defence Ministry on East Med & Aegean
Date Added: 30 November 2021

Turkey’s National Defence Ministry said on Tuesday that the Turkish Armed Forces will continue to protect the rights and interests of Turkey and the TRNC in the Aegean and Mediterranean.

A top military official from Turkey’s Defence Ministry said that Greece continued to adopt a provocative stance in the region by issuing unnecessary NAVTEXs (Navigational notice), NOTAMs (Notice to airmen) and NOTMARs (Notice to mariners.

She said that Greece had violated a moratorium agreement between the two countries to refrain from holding military or training exercises on national and religious holidays.