Showing posts with label maritime borders. Show all posts
Showing posts with label maritime borders. Show all posts

Friday, June 16, 2017

Egypt Arrests Dozens amid Calls for Islands Protest

Egyptian police have arrested dozens of activists in the face of opposition calls for protests on Friday after parliament passed a controversial agreement to hand over two islands to Saudi Arabia, media reports said.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Saturday, May 28, 2016

North Korea warns South Korea not to cross maritime demarcation line

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Saturday warned the South Korean military not to intrude into the DPRK waters north of the maritime demarcation line, otherwise they would face direct fire from the DPRK army.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

European Parliament Chief Says EU Southern Sea Border World’s Deadliest

European Parliament’s President Martin Schulz on Wednesday described European Union’s southern maritime border as the deadliest border area in the world, with migrant deaths in the Mediterranean topping 3,000 over the past year.

“During last year, more than 3,000 people have died on the EU Southern border. This makes it the most deadly border area in the world,” Martin Schulz, who has been a member of the European Parliament since 1994, said on Twitter.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Turkey, Greece to meet again over Aegean problems

Turkish and Greek diplomats will continue to discuss finding ways to resolve the decades-old problem of the official border between the two countries in the Aegean Sea.

A Sept. 12 statement from the Turkish Foreign Ministry announced that the 58th round of “exploratory contacts” between the two countries would be hosted in Thessaloniki on Sept. 13.

Talks began in the early 2000s to end the dispute between Athens and Ankara over territorial waters, the continental shelf and airspace over the Aegean Sea.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Ukraine pledges to use deadly force against violators of state border in Azov Sea

........"Those who refuse to obey the orders of the border guards will come under fire. 

Today, we had to use weapons against fishermen in the Sedovo district who were sailing in small floating crafts and refused to stop when they were noticed by the Donetsk ship," Pavel Shisholin, the first deputy head of Ukraine’s State Border Service, said.

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