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Turkey Is Trying to Take over the Mediterranean, through Libya

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„One of the governments in Libya controls only a small percentage of the country and the capital of Tripoli, but in need of Turkish support it signed a bizarre deal with Ankara over who controls the Mediterranean. Turkey says the deal that it signed is historic and that it has „proven its capabilities to the world in a manner that is compatible with international law but also signaled its future intentions in the region.“ Greece is outraged, threatening to take the dispute to international bodies and complain to NATO. It has larger ramifications also for Egypt, Cyprus and Israel as Turkey seeks a vast swath of sea to control as an economic zone.“ (…)

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