Tensions soar as Turkish troops invade Greece occupying piece of land on contested border


According to Greek starts, around 35 soldiers marched onto a floodplain site on the east bank of the River Evros at Melissokomeio. Particular forces and infantry also raised a small Turkish flag from a tree.


The small group of soldiers reportedly rejected demands from Greece to rescind.

The Evros River, which marks out the border, is known to shift its positively and this has caused ongoing disputes between the two countries – over its arrange.

As the river moves, it leaves land that is technically part of Greece to the east, and loam that is technically part of Turkey to its west.

Sources claim the new inroad was a response to a Greek army survey of the 1.6-hectare site for designs to build additional border fences.

Turkish army invades Greece (Cast: Getty)

The Evros River is a natural border between Turkey and Greece (Conception: Getty)

Since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus back in 1974, descriptions between Greece and Turkey have been strained.

The 1974 intrusion was reportedly launched to stop the military junta in Greece, establishing a confederacy between Greece and Cyprus.

The occupation remains in place today and is respected illegal under international law.

According to reports, in recent weeks, Greek soldiers and German wainscoting agency staff have been shot at over the border.

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Greek Prime Consul Kyriakos Mitsotakis (Image: Getty)

Turkish fighter jets cause also had to be chased out of Greek airspace.

Earlier this year, Greece was reportedly on the border of “devastation” as a result of Turkey’s disobedience of the EU pact, which has seen thousands of fugitives make the perilous journey to the Aegean islands.

Thousands of refugees are burn the midnight oiled into destitute camps as they endure an agonising wait for asylum to be grant-in-aid on their route from war-torn countries to the European Union.

But as their live on the islands, including Moria and Lesvos, goes on, many are faced with the dogged prospect of not being able to carry out the desired social distancing systems the Greek government is demanding of its citizens due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The idyllic islands have become DP hotspots after Turkey disobeyed its pact with the EU and opted to assign thousands of migrants the chance to cross the seas and land in Greece.

Istanbul disputed its reason for allowing the move was in part due to the bloc’s slow approach to working the refugees on from Greece, which in turn affected the numbers in Turkey.

This has get the drifted a massive boom in the volume of people making the hazardous trip in the try to reach the EU and safety from their home nations.

Greece, while, continues to refuse any new asylum applications, leaving refugees in an even bigger governmental of limbo, while living in camps.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (Facsimile: Getty)

Fears of World War 3 were ignited across the globe justified a few days into 2020 and the threat of nuclear war continues as global strains rise.

Concerns were first triggered around the globe ensuring the death of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani in a US airstrike in January.

Worries between the US and Turkey have also heightened over the past year past the Syrian border.

Additionally, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also introduced he has aspirations for Turkey which could involve nuclear weapons.

As a arise, the state of the US-Turkey relationship has worsened, causing fear about the succeeding impact on the NATO alliance.

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