Turkey, Italy hold maritime training in Mediterranean

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ANKARA, June 15 (Xinhua) -- Italian and Turkish navies have conducted joint maritime training in the Mediterranean, the Turkish defense ministry announced on Monday.

"Italian and Turkish submarines have conducted maritime training in the Mediterranean. Two Navies, having the most effective submarine force in the Mediterranean, continue to improve the interoperability with maritime training," the ministry tweeted on Monday.

The joint exercise came after the Turkish army held offshore training with its air and navy elements in the Mediterranean last week.

Turkey's training came amid heightened tensions in the eastern Mediterranean due to the conflict in Libya. Enditem

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