Director General at ELIAMEP, Dr. Thanos Dokos wrote an article for the english edition of “KATHIMERINI” newspaper, titled “Greek – Turkish relations and policy continuity in Athens”.

According to Dr. Dokos: “Turkey has sent a drilling vessel inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and it is likely considering similar activities in areas close to the Dodecanese island of Kastellorizo – areas that Athens sees as a part of Greece’s EEZ. Whereas the Republic of Cyprus is restricted to a diplomatic response, a Greek government would hardly be able to ignore such a move on Ankara’s part. Although Greece would prefer to avoid an escalation, it has the luxury of knowing it can react in more ways than one way.”

You can read the full article here.