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Macron hits out at Turkey, says France to increase military presence in Mediterranean

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France will boost its military presence in the Mediterranean to show that international law must be respected, French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday as he criticized Turkey's oil exploration in the region.

Macron also demanded that Turkey end its unilateral oil exploration, during a phone call with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

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The French president also said that France would increase its military presence, in cooperation with European Union partners, including Greece.

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