Disputed territories, law of the sea, competition for resources, but also power, migration and political Islam: the stakes in the Eastern Mediterranean crisis are numerous and complex. This series aims at providing insights to better understand the situation in a region that is crucial to the stability of Europe and its neighbourhood.
EU’s Role in the Eastern Mediterranean - A View from Turkey
Analysis by Sinan Ülgen
At the heart of most of the recent conflicts in the Eastern Mediterranean lies one issue: the unresolved problem of border drawing in the waters surrounding the Turkish coasts and the myriad of Greek archipelagos.
A Greek International Law Perspective on the Greek-Turkish Disputes
Analysis by Maria Gavouneli
In this fourth part of our Eastern Mediterranean series, we focuse on the complex history and regulations that have so far led to a stalemate in the process of defining maritime borders between Greece and Turkey.