New NAVTEX for real fire exercise issued by Turkey for 27, 28 and 29 October……….
Two of them are located in Turkish waters near the coasts of the neighboring country and quite east of Kastelorizo in the area of Finikis while the third is located off the coast of Alexandretta.. The announcement comes a few hours after the announcement of the secretary general. of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, who announced that Greece and Turkey agreed to cancel military exercises in An. Mediterranean scheduled for next week, on national holidays.
Stoltenberg: Athens and Ankara cancel planned military exercises
The cancellation of scheduled military exercises on the days of national anniversaries (28and October 29th) Greece and Turkey are moving forward, according to the NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoleberg.
As he himself stated, This move by the two countries is a "very welcome step" praising Athens and Ankara for their "flexibility and constructive attitude".
The Secretary General. NATO also stated that tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean were discussed at today's and yesterday's meeting.. The unblocking moves with the cancellation of the exercises, reduce the risk of accidents and facilitate the effort to address the underlying issues.