The EU has given Ankara a deadline ahead of summit of 10-11 December to stop provocative actions in the Eastern Mediterranean .

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said that “Turkey has left no room for any positive agenda at the forthcoming European Council “and called Ankara  for a last minute goodwill move adding that “ it is not easy to fool European Union.”

Following the renewal of the Turkish Navtex for Oruc Reis vessel ,Ankara issued Tuesday three Navtex with which requests the demilitarisation of six Greek islands (Ikaria, Patmos, Chios, Samos, Lemnos, and Samothraki .