Turkish Navy ships escort the 'Oruc Reis' a seismic research vessel. Photo: AFPTurkish Navy ships escort the 'Oruc Reis' a seismic research vessel. Photo: AFP
Turkish Navy ships escort the 'Oruc Reis' a seismic research vessel. Photo: AFP

Turkey’s bid to become maritime powerhouse unsettles Mediterranean

  • Turkey and Greece are facing off in the eastern Mediterranean Sea over gas and oil exploration
  • Turkey sent a warship-escorted research vessel to prospect in waters where Greece claims exclusive rights

Topic |   Turkey
Turkish Navy ships escort the 'Oruc Reis' a seismic research vessel. Photo: AFPTurkish Navy ships escort the 'Oruc Reis' a seismic research vessel. Photo: AFP
Turkish Navy ships escort the 'Oruc Reis' a seismic research vessel. Photo: AFP
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