Turkey refuses to drop geological exploration in Mediterranean region
Turkey is not going to drop plans for geological exploration in the Mediterranean Sea, despite the threat of sanctions, President of the Republic Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today, speaking in Rize province, Turkish TV channel NTV reports.
"The seismic survey vessel Oruc Reis will continue its activities until August 23. We will retaliate immediately if something disrupts its work. We expect that Greece will act in accordance with common sense," the Turkish leader emphasized.