Turkey's Annexation of 'Greek Islet' Zourafa Raises Tensions: S-400 Missile Tests Announced

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Reports from the Greek media have suggested that Turkey has taken control of a strategically important "Greek islet." Turkish authorities have issued an official international diplomatic statement claiming exclusive sovereignty over the islet of Zourafa, designating it as Turkish territory.

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Furthermore, Turkey has not limited its actions to this declaration. It has also revealed plans to conduct operational tests of S-400 missiles in the vicinity of the "Greek-administered islet of Zourafa" in collaboration with Turkish F-16s and drones. These actions have raised concerns and tensions in the region.

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Zourafa or Ladoxera (Greek: Ζουράφα or Λαδόξερα) is a uninhabited Greek islet rock in the Aegean Sea, east of Samothrace, and north of Imbros.

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