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Friday, September 28, 2012
Greek and Turkish Coast Guard Vessels Collide in Aegean
A Greek and a Turkish coast guard vessel have collided in the Aegean Sea, the Greek foreign ministry said on Wednesday, adding that a complaint would be made to Ankara over the issue. “The Turkish coastguard vessel was sailing dangerously and collided with a Greek coastguard vessel» on anti-immigration patrol near the island of Farmakonissi, the ministry said. “Instructions have been given to the Greek embassy in Ankara for a demarche,» the ministry said, adding that Greek territorial waters had also been breached in the process. There were no immediate reports of injuries among the crews.