And although attention shifted elsewhere, the risks remain
<p class=”story-body__introduction”>France is deploying two Rafale fighter jets and a naval frigate in the eastern Mediterranean. French President Emmanuel Macron has urged Turkey to halt oil and gas exploration in disputed waters in the area. </p>
Germany appealed for a de-escalation of tension in the eastern Mediterranean .
“The current situation in the eastern Mediterranean is … playing with fire, and any spark – however small – could lead to a disaster,” – Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.
Lawrence Brennan, a retired US navy captain and a Professor of Admiralty and International Maritime Law at Fordham Law School told Al Jazeera the problem has been escalating for months, there is a risk of military intervention and the rhetoric cotninues to grow.
“To have two NATO allies come to blow whether it’s intentionally or accidentally… would be a horrible event that would setback progress and economic development for years if not decades,” Brennan said.
Just to say, I notice that you (the Party no names?) didn’t post the latest issue of September edition of the Socialist Standard on Twitter? Only it helps to repost in tweets? I can do this manually but….
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