I predicted at “Kastelorizo – Mediterranean Flashpoint?” that the issue of a Greek exclusive economic zone would turn the tiny island of the Anatolian coast into a crisis point.
- Daniel Pipes
This blog notes some developments on the EEZ topic that bear on that issue.
For starters, the Hellas Frappe blog reports on a indirect Greek proclamation of its EEZ, at the behest of Foreign Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos.
This was done via a verbal statement of its continental shelf coordinates to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of the United Nations.
The Hellas Frappe story on this move includes the map below, which closely resembles the upper one of the pair posted at the…