The confrontation between Turkey and Greece has further escalated around energy exploration activities in disputed waters in the eastern Mediterranean. French President Marcon ordered an increase in military presence in the eastern Mediterranean to monitor the situation on August 13. France has deployed two Rafale fighters and a naval frigate in the eastern Mediterranean Sea in view of tensions between Turkey and Greece, the BBC reported on the 13th. France issued a statement on the 12th that President Marco ó n expressed concern about the tense relations between Greece and Turkey in a phone call with Greek Prime Minister kiriakos mizotakis. France will “monitor the situation and demonstrate the French stance of upholding international law” by increasing military deployment, according to a French statement. Meanwhile, makron also urged Turkey to stop energy exploration in disputed waters. The move was regarded as a part of the Greek oil and gas exploration work, which was regarded as a part of the Greek oil and gas exploration work. According to Al Jazeera television, the Greek Prime Minister’s office on the 11th called for an emergency meeting of the European Union on Turkey’s illegal actions and threatened that “most of the fleet is ready to go out when necessary.”. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that in the eastern Mediterranean, no one should be arrogant and show off again, according to Turkish radio and television (TRT) on the 13th. “It is not Turkey that exacerbates tensions in the Mediterranean, but Cyprus and Greece, which ignore Turkey. We will not covet anyone’s rights, but we will never allow anyone to infringe on our rights. ” < / P > < p > in 2019, Turkey and the government of national unity of Libya signed a memorandum of understanding on “maritime jurisdiction” in the Mediterranean Sea, seeking to obtain a larger area of exclusive economic zone in the eastern Mediterranean. However, it was strongly opposed by Greece, Cyprus and Egypt. Greece believed that the exclusive economic zone designated by Turkey occupied its waters. The European Union has repeatedly urged Turkey to act cautiously on this issue, and France also supports Greece and Cyprus. According to Agence France Presse on the 13th, Josep Borrell, the EU’s high representative for foreign and security policy, said on the same day that EU foreign ministers would hold special meetings on the 14th to discuss topics in the eastern Mediterranean, Lebanon and Belarus.