Turkish coast guard boat attempts to ram Greek vessel in Chios

4 April 2018
1502 Views

In the latest of a series of Turkish provocations against Greece, a Turkish coast guard boat entered Greek national waters near the island of Chios on Holy Wednesday harassed the Greek vessel.

According to local news site politischios.gr, a little after 10 am the Turkish coast guard boat violated Greek the waters in the region close the islet of Paspargos off the coast of Chios as a rescue operation of about 40 refugees was in progress by a vessel of the Greek coast guard.

The Turkish vessel, which had initially failed to prevent the dinghy with the refugees from entering the

Greek waters, crossed into the Greek side once the rescue operation was underway and employed dangerous maneuvers. At one point, as the operation was in progress the Turkish boat attempted to ram the Greek vessel.

The crew of the Greek boat managed to safely collect the refugees.

You may be interested

Coronavirus Greece: 2,845 new cases, 165 intubated, 12 deaths
GREECE
shares36 views
GREECE
shares36 views

Coronavirus Greece: 2,845 new cases, 165 intubated, 12 deaths

makis - Jul 30, 2021

Greek authorities announced that the new laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus recorded in the last 24 hours are 2,845, of which…

Coronavirus Greece: 2,696 new cases, 157 intubated, 9 deaths
GREECE
shares43 views
GREECE
shares43 views

Coronavirus Greece: 2,696 new cases, 157 intubated, 9 deaths

makis - Jul 29, 2021

Greek authorities announced today that the new laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus recorded in the last 24 hours are 2,696, of…

Greek real estate market still strong despite Covid-19 pandemic, report shows
FINANCE
shares47 views
FINANCE
shares47 views

Greek real estate market still strong despite Covid-19 pandemic, report shows

Panos - Jul 29, 2021

The Greek real estate market is demonstrating resilience in 2020 despite the fact that the pandemic had an overall negative impact on the…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.