Greece urges Turkey to withdraw vessel from continental shelf

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis gestures as he meets with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Athens, Greece, July 21, 2020. REUTERS/Costas Baltas/File Photo

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SULAIMANI — Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias urged Turkey on Tuesday (August 11) to withdraw a vessel from the Greek continental shelf.

“Greece will defend its sovereignty and its rights. We are calling on Turkey to immediately leave the Greek continental shelf,” Dendias said in statements aired on state ERT TV.

(NRT Digital Media/ Reuters)