The recent agreements between Greece, Italy and Egypt on the delimitation of their Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) brought UNCLOS back to the limelight of Eastern Mediterranean politics. While other disputes were resolved through adjudication in the 1980s, the UNCLOS provides a suitable framework for the resolution of the Greek-Turkish dispute on the delimitation of their respective EEZs. If Turkey joins the UNCLOS, this could greatly facilitate conflict resolution.

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