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U.S. interests in the eastern Mediterranean

U.S. interests in the eastern Mediterranean

Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus : report

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Mediterranean Region,
  • Mediterranean Region -- Foreign relations -- United States

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    Other titlesUS interests in the eastern Mediterranean
    Statementprepared for the Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives, by the Foreign Affairs and National Defense Division, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East, Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs and National Defense Division
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14227042M

    The km distance between Israel and the island of Crete is equal to the distance that separates Israel from Iran's Natanz nuclear enrichment facility. The Turkish LHD will able to host a battalion-sized force along with flight and command personal and although the length of its flight deck is not long enough for classic warplanes to land and take off, the Anadolu has six spots where medium load transport, assault or general-purpose helicopters can land and take off along with other two spots that provide a landing platform for heavy cargo transport helicopters. A sectarian civil war is metastasizing across the Syrian border with over 90, dead, and Turkish, Russian, Chinese and Iranian naval forces are increasingly active. It was speculated that this was the harbinger of the discovery of even larger reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean.

    It will have the capacity to carry up to 30 wheeled vehicles, including armored amphibious vehicles and armored personnel carriers on its light vehicle deck. Greece and Cyprus are full members, while Turkey has been a candidate state since and in accession negotiations since October The U. In the late s, the European Union became one of the key actors in catalyzing Greek19 and Turkish20 perceptions of the Cyprus issue and supporting a compromise solution. Require the Administration to submit to Congress a strategy on enhanced security and energy cooperation with countries in the Eastern Mediterranean, as well as reports on malign activities by Russia and other countries in the region. The diplomatic engagement, economic investment, and security presence of the United States—all hallmarks of U.

    In the past, the U. The U. One crucial project that gave acceleration to the domestication of navy was the MİLGEM project that was initiated in to locally design and built a new line of multi-purpose frigates and corvettes that will replace the older ones. The United States cannot resuscitate the architecture it erected at the dawn of the Cold War, and it should not seek to do so. Stivachtis, eds. Since the three nations' forces have conducted an annual naval exercise called "Noble Dina.


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Given that Turkey had proceeded with the recognition of the "TRNC" inclaiming that Greek Cypriots had lost all sovereignty rights in the northern part of Cyprus, it appeared hard to convincingly argue that Turkish Cypriots maintained their sovereign rights in the south, in particular at the southernmost extremity of the Cypriot EEZ in the Mediterranean, where the Aphrodite gas field is located.

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It will have the capacity to carry up to 30 wheeled vehicles, including armored amphibious vehicles and armored personnel carriers on its light vehicle deck. President Obama does not recognize this: His visit to Turkey took place less than four months after his first inauguration inand underlines the esteem in which he holds Erdogan.

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