Greek minister leaves wreath at Aegean hotspot, sparking confrontation with Turkey
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Greek minister leaves wreath at Aegean hotspot, sparking confrontation with Turkey
Greek minister leaves wreath at Aegean hotspot, sparking confrontation with Turkey

Greece’s new defense minister has started his term by reportedly leaving a wreath off the waters of the Aegean islets that led Ankara and Athens nearly to the point of war in the past.

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos went to the disputed Aegean islets of Imia/Kardak in a military helicopter on Jan. 30, according to Greek media. Meanwhile, seven Greek coastguard boats faced three Turkish ones off the islets, as Greek and Turkish fighter jets harassed each other. (...)

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/greek-m...sCatID=351

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2015 Jan 30 23:08
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