ANKARA

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned Greek Ambassador to Ankara Michael-Christos Diamessis over his country’s violations of Turkish territorial waters and detention of journalists.

The Foreign Ministry called on Greece to end violations of the Turkish waters.

The ministry also urged the Greek side to release the detained journalists, who had reported about the humanitarian situation of asylum seekers in Lesbos and Rhodes islands.

Turkey recently announced that it would no longer try to stop asylum seekers from reaching Europe.

Thousands of asylum seekers have since flocked to Turkey’s Edirne province — bordering Greece and Bulgaria — to make

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