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Turkish Air Force decides not to take part in NATO exercise Tiger Meet

Turkish Air Force decides not to take part in NATO exercise Tiger Meet
The Turkish Air Force refused to participate in the NATO exercise Tiger Meet in Greece due to disagreements with Athens.
Before each exercise, the host country prepares a technical agreement for the conduct of the activity. According to the Turkish Air Force, Greece made additions to this document, “aimed at Turkey, aimed at disagreements between the two countries.”
The Air Force command immediately took action against these deliberate additions and demanded that the technical regulations be changed, which is contrary to international law. Turkey’s insistent demands were not accepted by Greece. In the summer of 2020, Greece and Turkey were on the verge of armed conflict three times, and a general mobilization of the Greek armed forces was carried out. The reason was that Ankara began seismic surveys in the Eastern Mediterranean region, which Athens considers its exclusive economic zone.