The conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean is less about hydrocarbons than the future of the EU-Turkey relationship

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22 September 2020

The conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean is less about hydrocarbons than the future of the EU-Turkey relationship
PRIO Cyprus Centre. Photo: Julie Lunde Lillesæter/PRIO

So writes Harry Tzimitras in an opinion article entitled 'The Eastern Mediterranean Quagmire'  in the International Politics and Society journal.

​The current situation in the Eastern Mediterranean is symptomatic of the changing international and regional realities and, at the same time, reaches far beyond the immediate geographical area. Thus, its treatment also requires a broader take, as what is at stake and its consequences are potentially far-reaching. Dealing with the Eastern Mediterranean necessitates realism, thinking outside the box, a sense of urgency and constructive engagement, moving beyond what in the past could have been taken for granted.

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