Turkey continues its challenges, this time challenging Greece’s sovereignty in its territorial waters, with anti-NAVTEX for an area next to Karpathos.
On May 14, the Greek Navy’s Hydrographic Service issued NAVTEX warning of real-fire exercises southeast of Karpathos.
NAVTEX is as follows:
141800 UTC MAY 21
STATHMOS IRAKLEIO AR.MIN. 315/21
NOTIOANATOLIKA NISOY KARPATHOY
APO 180500 UTC EOS 180900 UTC MAY 21
STHN PERIOCHI POY PERIKLEIETAI APO TA STIGMATA:
AKYROSI MINYMATOS STIS 181000 UTC MAY 21
Below the announcement of the Antalya station of the Turkish Hydrographic Service, which claims that the area where the exercise will take place belongs to its jurisdiction: