Turkey’s clash with Greece becomes almost inevitable


A new threat looms over our already fragile world. Another confrontation arose between the long-standing enemies of Turkey and Greece. However, given the forces that can support the parties to the conflict, at first glance, the "regional squabble" could well develop into a full-fledged war.


The cause of the exacerbation is commonplace - oil. It all started with the fact that Turkey began to develop an underwater shelf in the Mediterranean Sea adjacent to the Greek islands. In Athens, said that according to international law, the shelves are in their possession. However, Turkey decided to challenge these territories, both de jure and de facto.

And so, last Friday, June 5, the first “wake-up call” sounded. The Greek Minister of Defense issued a statement that Athens intends to defend its sovereignty and, if necessary, are ready to enter into armed conflict with Ankara. At the same time, everyone understands that Turkey will not apprehend this warning properly and will continue to work on the shelf, which means that a military conflict between the two countries is almost inevitable.

At first glance, it might seem that Greece has no chance against Turkey, which is much superior in economic and military terms. In addition, there is no doubt that Recep Erdogan will seek help from his “new friend” Donald Trump.

However, on the other hand, far from all EU countries are ready to join the US-Turkish camp. In particular, Germany is the “locomotive” of the European Union, which recently has relations with the United States, to put it mildly, not the best. A number of other European countries will also take the position of the Greeks, because Turkey is not even a member of the EU.

Thus, at the moment, the outcome of the conflict, as well as its scale, are unpredictable. But now the "guaranteed" loser is already known. This is a NATO bloc, whose members are both conflicting states. Such “misunderstandings” within the alliance not only call into question its organization and cohesion, but also threaten it with complete disappearance.

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  1. rotkiv04 Offline
    rotkiv04 (Victor) 12 June 2020 11: 48
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    Well, fine, let them wet each other. The main thing is that Russia does not get involved in this, otherwise Putin always finds himself rotten partners.
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  2. gorenina91 Offline
    gorenina91 (Irina) 12 June 2020 13: 57
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    Turkey’s clash with Greece becomes almost inevitable

    Yes, what is it ... - "military clash" ... - The Greeks against the Turks ...- just "gut" ...
    - In every sense ...- and morally; and physically; and psychologically; and politically; and economically and ... and ... etc ...
    - Weak and frail Greece, which lives on a subsidy (for maintenance) from the EU ...- and suddenly you can get along with someone (and even more so Turkey) ... to fight ... - Greece in the second half of the last century just like that Turkey has already lost half of its Cyprus ... - Yes, and almost the entire territory of today's Turkey historically belongs to Greece ..
    - Has Greece finally decided to return its lands ??? - Almost funny ...
    1. Sapsan136 Offline
      Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 12 June 2020 18: 17
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      In the last aerial battle, 4 Turkish F-16s, against 2 Greek F-16s and 2 Greek Mirage-2000 Greeks sent Turks to swim ... In sea battles, Greece always had Turkey ... It’s enough to recall the history of the Greek cruiser Averof, which is saved by the Greeks like a museum.
    2. maiman61 Offline
      maiman61 (Yuri) 12 June 2020 21: 30
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      The Turks of the Greeks in the toilet drown!
    3. kostas Offline
      kostas 12 June 2020 22: 39
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      Quote: gorenina91
      Turkey’s clash with Greece becomes almost inevitable

      Yes, what is it ... - "military clash" ... - The Greeks against the Turks ...- just "gut" ...
      - In every sense ...- and morally; and physically; and psychologically; and politically; and economically and ... and ... etc ...
      - Weak and frail Greece, which lives on a subsidy (for maintenance) from the EU ...- and suddenly you can get along with someone (and even more so Turkey) ... to fight ... - Greece in the second half of the last century just like that Turkey has already lost half of its Cyprus ... - Yes, and almost the entire territory of today's Turkey historically belongs to Greece ..
      - Has Greece finally decided to return its lands ??? - Almost funny ...

      What extensive knowledge of Greek history, geography, economics, and even, like, you are thinking something in military affairs, you just don’t agree on some things. You probably don’t know, but between us there is parity in all types of weapons - on the sea and on land, and in the air. You know that the Greek army almost liberated Asia Minor in 1920, but the Bolshevik Russia, Italy, France intervened and did not allow to finish off Kemal. The Turks really do not like to recall this period in their history and nothing good came out for us either ... in short, the catastrophe of Asia Minor Hellenism. Russia today sells weapons to the Turks, but in vain. There will be no war between us, this time the so-called NATO partners will intervene ... and divide the Aegean Sea, but for you they will shoot from these S-400s and will not think if they need it, or they will order from Brussels.
  3. assault 2019 Offline
    assault 2019 (assault 2019) 12 June 2020 18: 05
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    But now the "guaranteed" loser is already known. In the event of a war between Greece and Turkey ...

    These are tourists from Russia (:
    1. sgrabik Offline
      sgrabik (Sergei) 12 June 2020 18: 13
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      In this situation, you need to relax in your country, fewer risks !!!
  4. Unwirklich Offline
    Unwirklich (Egor) 12 June 2020 18: 16
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    Remember Vanga’s prediction of the war between Turkey and Greece. Russia will enter the war on the side of Greece. Do not forget that Greece is one of the last bastions of Christianity.
    1. maiman61 Offline
      maiman61 (Yuri) 12 June 2020 21: 32
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      Spit on that damn Greece! Let them die! They were never friends of Russia and were always enemies!
    2. 123 Offline
      123 (123) 12 June 2020 23: 04
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      Remember Vanga’s prediction of the war between Turkey and Greece. Russia will enter the war on the side of Greece. Do not forget that Greece is one of the last bastions of Christianity.

      You are joking? The war inside NATO is a fun sight laughing But the entry into the war of Russia .... I present the picture .... Putin goes to the podium and says - dear Russians, we are entering the war because .... so predicted Wang. belay All. A curtain.
  5. aleksandrmakedo Offline
    aleksandrmakedo (Dubovitsky Victor Kuzmich) 13 June 2020 21: 56
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    Quote: kostas
    Quote: gorenina91
    Turkey’s clash with Greece becomes almost inevitable

    Yes, what is it ... - "combat clash" ... - The Greeks against the Turks ...- just "gut" ...
    - In every sense ...- and morally; and physically; and psychologically; and politically; and economically and ... and ... etc ...
    - Weak and frail Greece, which lives on a subsidy (for maintenance) from the EU ...- and suddenly you can get along with someone (and even more so Turkey) ... to fight ... - Greece in the second half of the last century just like that Turkey has already lost half of its Cyprus ... - Yes, and almost the entire territory of today's Turkey historically belongs to Greece ..
    - Has Greece finally decided to return its lands ??? - Almost funny ...

    What extensive knowledge of Greek history, geography, economics, and even, like, you are thinking something in military affairs, you just don’t agree on some things. You probably don’t know, but between us there is parity in all types of weapons - on the sea and on land, and in the air. You know that the Greek army almost liberated Asia Minor in 1920, but the Bolshevik Russia, Italy, France intervened and did not allow to finish off Kemal. The Turks really do not like to recall this period in their history and nothing good came out for us either ... in short, the catastrophe of Asia Minor Hellenism. Russia today sells weapons to the Turks, but in vain. There will be no war between us, this time the so-called NATO partners will intervene ... and divide the Aegean Sea, but for you they will shoot from these S-400s and will not think if they need it, or they will order from Brussels.

    Well, you got a little excited. Affects the southern temperament. It happens....
    The fact is, my Greek friend, that the time of the kings of the Leonids passed, when parity is considered on the narrow isthmuses of Thermopylae. Now everything is decided by the reserves of financial, industrial and human. Compare. Who needs NATO - you, or Turkey? Understood who will always be supported by the winner? Suddenly you will have to repay all your debts, loans, interest and all that you have requested, standing for many years with outstretched hand. And, since you cannot give it all away, you will begin to steer from Washington through Brussels. You will simply be ordered to sit down and not rock the boat. Do not obey - they will show such a "Kuzkin mother" that .....
    1. kostas Offline
      kostas 14 June 2020 10: 27
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      And I advise you to carefully re-read what I wrote and once again look at the map of the region in question.
  6. Dear sofa expert. 14 June 2020 00: 25
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    Turkey’s clash with Greece becomes almost inevitable

    Hurry already. I already bought popcorn.
  7. aleksandrmakedo Offline
    aleksandrmakedo (Dubovitsky Victor Kuzmich) 14 June 2020 10: 40
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    Quote: kostas
    And I advise you to carefully re-read what I wrote and once again look at the map of the region in question.

    And what, did you manage to make adjustments there that I don’t know about? It seems that this can be done only in the first five minutes.
    There is nothing like that. You need to weigh not the number of American F16. Weigh the political weight. A dummy, an absolute debtor and dependent on everyone, even Bulgarians, Greeks, and self-sufficient Turkey, which has the second power of the army after Germany.
  8. aleksandrmakedo Offline
    aleksandrmakedo (Dubovitsky Victor Kuzmich) 14 June 2020 10: 47
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    Quote: Unwirklich
    Remember Vanga’s prediction of the war between Turkey and Greece. Russia will enter the war on the side of Greece. Do not forget that Greece is one of the last bastions of Christianity.

    Crazy. I won’t say anything more. It's enough.
  9. aleksandrmakedo Offline
    aleksandrmakedo (Dubovitsky Victor Kuzmich) 14 June 2020 10: 52
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    Quote: Sapsan136
    In the last aerial battle, 4 Turkish F-16s, against 2 Greek F-16s and 2 Greek Mirage-2000 Greeks sent Turks to swim ... In sea battles, Greece always had Turkey ... It’s enough to recall the history of the Greek cruiser Averof, which is saved by the Greeks like a museum.

    No need to brag about the knowledge of history (ancient history) of Greece. The days of Thermopylae have passed. You are still Archimedes with his bronze mirrors (laser weapons of the past) In Syracuse, remember.