Why Erdogan won't start a war with Greece over Mediterranean drilling

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Published on September 7, 2020 - Duration: 02:58s

Why Erdogan won't start a war with Greece over Mediterranean drilling

Ankara is currently facing off against Greece over oil and gas drilling rights in the eastern Mediterranean.

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Sea between Europe, Africa and Asia, connected to the Atlantic Ocean
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