NATO hails ‘good progress’ in Greece-Turkey Mediterranean talks

Turkey's research vessel, Oruc Reis. (File photo: AP)

NATO said on Wednesday there had been “good progress” in military talks between Greece and Turkey aimed at avoiding clashes in the eastern Mediterranean, the scene of a dispute over energy resources.

Alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said military officials from the two sides had held half a dozen meetings at NATO headquarters to try to agree a “deconfliction mechanism” to prevent accidental air or sea clashes.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 23 September 2020 KSA 14:37 - GMT 11:37