Libya, Turkey define common maritime border

Issue 405 - 05 Dec 2019
An agreement on maritime jurisdiction areas signed by the head of the Libyan Government of National Accord’s Presidency Council Fayez Al-Sarraj and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in late November has provoked furious responses from the governments of Egypt, Greece and Cyprus and has dragged Libya into the intractable geopolitical morass of the eastern Mediterranean.Important elements of the accord are not yet clear. For instance, it is not yet obvious whether it is a memorandum of understanding or an actual treaty.

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