Turkey accuses Greek coastguard of shooting cargo ship in Aegean Sea
ISTANBUL (AP) — Greek coastguard vessels opened fire on a cargo ship sailing in international waters in the Aegean Sea, the Turkish coastguard said, heightening tensions between regional rivals that have escalated in recent times. weeks.
There were no casualties in the shooting 11 nautical miles (13 miles) southwest of the Turkish island of Bozcaada on Saturday, the Turkish statement said. He added that after “harassing fire” from two Greek Coastguard vessels, two Turkish Coastguard vessels went to the area and the Greek boats left.