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Turkish, Greek Frigates Collide in the Mediterranean Sea – The Wall Street Journal


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Turkish, Greek Frigates Collide in the Mediterranean Sea – The Wall Street Journal

ISTANBUL—Two rival warships from Turkey and Greece have collided in the Eastern Mediterranean, officials from both countries said, amid a naval standoff triggered by Ankara’s recent decision to begin oil exploration in contested waters. The incident, which occurred Wednesday and wasn’t publicized by either side, highlighted just how close to an open conflict the two…

ISTANBUL—Two rival warships from Turkey and Greece have collided in the Eastern Mediterranean, officials from both countries said, amid a naval standoff triggered by Ankara’s recent decision to begin oil exploration in contested waters.

The incident, which occurred Wednesday and wasn’t publicized by either side, highlighted just how close to an open conflict the two North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies have come. It involved the Greek navy’s Limnos frigate and Turkey’s TGC Kemalreis.

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