Ankara, Turkey – Greek-Turkish tensions rise in crisis over Eastern Mediterranean. Turkey warns Greece against ‘provocation’ in Eastern Mediterranean.

Greece should refrain from provocation in a gas dispute in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Greece must end the interplay between detente and provocation if the government is interested in talks – as it has repeatedly affirmed.

Greece must remain open for talks, and Greece not to resume gas exploration in the more controversial sea areas.

A Turkish ship set sail on Monday to carry out seismic surveys in the Eastern Mediterranean, prompting Greece to issue a furious new demand for European Union sanctions on Turkey in a row over offshore exploration rights.