Greek CG fires on MV

Tensions Continue to Escalate as Cargo Ship Fails to Stop

Greek Coastguard Fires on Turkish Freighter with Allegations of Drug Smuggling

TURKEY – GREECE – The seemingly perpetual row between Greece and Turkey has once again taken a turn for the worse as a Turkish freighter has been fired upon by a Greek coastguard vessel in the Aegean Sea.

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has condemned the incident, saying that, ‘There is no justification… for firing on an unarmed commercial ship carrying freight between two Turkish ports. Our sole consolation is that nobody was killed or injured as a result of the incident’.

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