Tension rising in the eastern Mediterranean – ItaMilRadar

Tension rising in the eastern Mediterranean – ItaMilRadar


“The Oruc Reis research vessel is currently within the Greek continental shelf (that Turkey considers as Turkish EEZ) accompanied by Turkish naval units while forces of the Hellenic Navy are also in the area”, Kathimerini newspaper reports.

“The Hellenic Navy is closely monitoring the Oruc Reis while every 15 minutes messages are broadcast requesting its removal from the area”.

An Hellenic Air Force Embraer EMB-145 AEW&C (reg. 757 – callsign OURAN42) left around 16:00 CEST Souda Bay AB to make a surveillance mission in the area.

NATO General Secretary, Jens Stoltenberg, publish this tweet about the current situation (Greece and Turkey are NATO allied… )



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