Turks began to threaten the Greeks with the loss of territories

Greece could lose not only a piece of the underwater shelf rich in natural gas, but also much more if it unleashes an open conflict, warns a new publication by Hasan Yalcin on the website of the Turkish Foundation. political, economic and SETA Social Research.

This new era of tension in which we find ourselves with Greece is very different from previous ones. Yes, Greece has always been the spoiled child of the West and used against Turkey. Now she again makes the wrong movements and tries to pretend that she does not belong

- the author claims.

But this time, the expert continues, there is neither the old world that used to always stand on the Greek side, nor does the former Turkey. Greece knows that an attempt to come together in a confrontation with its eastern neighbor will have very disastrous consequences for it.

Greece tried to put pressure on Turkey with the 1982 United Nations Maritime Convention. Even in those days, this paper did not play a big role. And today no one in the world looks at the texts of international law. Because behind these agreements there is no longer a neoliberal [world] order

- the expert notes.

He emphasizes that, as far as can be judged from the Turkish coast, there is no longer serious support from the EU behind Athens. There is only limited French aid and timid German mediation. European states may have plans for natural gas reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean, but they are also having a hard time putting pressure on Ankara.
Turkey sees obvious opportunities before itself and will not back down from its positions.

Greece has every chance of surviving what is happening with less damage if it realizes its desperate situation. But if she continues to intimidate, she risks losing not only the Eastern Mediterranean, but much more.

- noted in the text.

It is worth noting that this point of view is not marginal and is quite common in the Turkish press, as well as among commentators for individual publications. The Greeks are often threatened with the loss of islands in the Aegean Sea and a number of territories on the continent if it comes to open conflict.

The politicians of both countries are not shy in the aggressive rhetoric, declaring their readiness, if necessary, to defend their rights and sovereignty in the Eastern Mediterranean by force.

A number of analysts note that France, Egypt and the UAE, for their own reasons, sided with Greece. However, it is still unclear how far this support can go if the parties slide into a "hot" conflict.
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  1. Sergey Tokarev Offline Sergey Tokarev
    Sergey Tokarev (Sergey Tokarev) 1 September 2020 12: 20
    Who only these Greeks did not nail a shield on their stooped back ...
  2. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 1 September 2020 13: 28
    In the case of a grandiose nix, all "Europithecs" will scatter through their holes, leaving Greece alone with the Janissaries, as it was before. And then the Greeks will turn to Orthodox Russia for help. Just what will Russia answer them this time?
    1. _AMUHb_ Offline _AMUHb_
      _AMUHb_ (_AMUHb_) 1 September 2020 15: 37
      Yes, the dream of any Russophobe would come true if Russia stood up against the Turks, indulging NATO and the EU in the person of the new "brothers" of the Hellenes)) who are Franks in their allies?)) Yes, something is reminiscent of history already))
    2. Citizen Mѣshkov (Sergѣi) 2 September 2020 19: 04
      What Russia will answer has long been known. She will send her fleet to the rescue, after which there will be a complete and final liberation of Constantinople. And Europe will finally divide what remains of Turkey into several parts. It is a pity that Russia itself will not get Constantinople in this section. He and the adjacent territories will go to Greece.
      This is the opinion based on Orthodox prophecy.
  3. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 1 September 2020 16: 00
    Ha. Turks Want to grab free gas. How he tries to grab with the help of terrorists in Syria and Libya.
    Well, let's look at the reaction of Putin and Gazprom.
    There are pluses both there and there.
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  5. Binder Offline Binder
    Binder (Miron) 1 September 2020 18: 37
    Erdogan behaves like a brazen criminal trying to rob a neighbor. The Greeks did the right thing by ramming a Turkish destroyer and cutting the cables off a Turkish research vessel. Only decisive forceful actions can curb Turkish arrogance and put in place the presumptuous extortionist. Having received it in the snout, this Ottoman leader instantly sets his tail like a beaten dog. I remember the events of ten years ago, when the Turks, at the suggestion of Erdogan, sent the ship "Mavi Marmara" with a company of hooligans to break the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip. Erdogan then poured threats against Israel, saying that if the Israelis dared not to let the ship pass, he would personally arrive in Gaza on a cruiser. Found someone to threaten! The Israelis simply and unpretentiously shot a dozen hooligans who tried to resist the commandos who landed on the Mavi Marmara, arrested the ship with all the passengers and crew, which clearly demonstrated their determination to defend the decisions of the country's political leadership and their readiness to resist the Turkish dictatorship. After that, the wise Turkish leader was instantly blown away and stuck his tongue in the place he thinks. laughing
  6. Alex russia Offline Alex russia
    Alex russia (Georges Miloslavsky) 3 September 2020 14: 36
    I am simply amazed at the iron pro-Turkish logic of our sofa experts, judging by the comments. First of all, Russia should be guided by what will give the Turks victory in this conflict, and how will all this ultimately result in Russia ?? The victory of Turkey will clearly overestimate the already inflated superego of Sultan Erdogan to exorbitant values, even now he does not really take into account the opinion of Russia, and just openly goes into conflicts with us in Syria, and in Libya, in the Caucasus, insolently does anti-Russian statements on Crimea, and much more .... Now imagine what awaits us in case of his victory. I think then Russia will not get off with just handouts such as a gas pipeline and nuclear power plants to appease the Sultan, and given the long history of our "good" relations with Turkey, nothing good should be expected! So there is definitely only one benefit for Russia - it is bloodless and ruined Turkey, only in this case it will be possible to talk to her on our terms!