The troops of Greece the embattled. About it reports The Times, citing its own sources in the defense Ministry of the country reports.
“The armed forces were put on alert to assess their degree of readiness to repel the Turkish provocations,” – said the publication.
According to the publication, such measures in Athens took after the incident Wednesday, 1 February, a series of incursions by Turkish aircraft into the airspace owned by the Greek Islands located in the Central and southern part of the Aegean sea.
Note that on 1 February the Minister of defence of Greece Panos Kammenos said that the Turkish air force aircraft 138 times violated the airspace of Greece. We want peace, we are not looking for a fight or trouble in the Aegean sea, but any intruder will be caught,” said Kammenos.
We will remind, the Turkish authorities have accused Greece’s reluctance to deal with terrorism.