Israel Opposes Turkey-Libya Maritime Border Accord

(Reuters) Israel opposes an accord signed last month between Libya and Turkey mapping out maritime boundaries in the eastern Mediterranean, Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz said Monday. Greece, a close ally of Israel, called the accord absurd because it ignored the presence of the Greek island of Crete, located between Turkey and Libya. Katz told Israel's Channel 13 that while Turkish President Erdogan was an adversary, "We have no desire, and Turkey has no desire, for a confrontation."

2019-12-24 00:00:00

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