Turkey to continue exploration in East Med until Nov. 4

Turkey to continue exploration in East Med until Nov. 4
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Turkey has issued another navigational telex, or Navtex, for the area in the Eastern Mediterranean where it will conduct seismic research activities until Nov. 4, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency. 

According to the announcement late on Saturday, the mission, which will be carried out by the Oruc Reis seismic research vessel, will continue for 10 days starting Sunday.

A Navtex is a maritime communications system that allows ships to inform other vessels about their presence in an area as well as other information.

The Oruc Reis will carry out seismic studies in the Eastern Mediterranean together with two other vessels, the Ataman and Cengiz Han.

It will conduct various geological, geophysical, hydrographic and oceanographic surveys, especially of the continental shelf, while also searching for natural resources.

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