– ATHENS, JULY 22 – The Greek Navy is on “heightened alert” following Turkish movements in the Aegean Sea. Official sources report it. The Turkish coast guard has rescued in the last 110 hours migrants in distressed boats traveling to the southern part of the island of Lesvos.
The Greek navy has deployed ships in the Aegean on “alert” for Turkish energy exploration activities, according to a Navy source. The move came after the Greek Foreign Ministry on Tuesday formally protested with Ankara following the announcement that a Turkish drilling vessel would conduct explorations in the sea area south of the Greek island of Kastellorizo ;; in the southern Aegean. -Oriental.
“Navy units have been deployed since yesterday in the southern and southeastern Aegean,” said the source, without giving further details.