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Turkish, Greek warships engage off Cyprus amid drilling

Turkey’s Naval Forces have interdicted a Greek warship as it harassed a Turkish seismic vessel off Cyprus, according to local media reports. State-run Anadolu Agency reported Oct. 18 that Turkey’s first seismic vessel Barbaros Hayreddin Paşa was harassed by a Greek frigate during its ongoing probe off Cyprus. An undisclosed number of warships of Turkey’s Naval Forces interdicted the Greek warship, the report added. “We recommend Greece to abstain from acts that would cause an escalation in the Mediterranean region,” the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement after the incident. Source Hurriyetdailynews

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