This is coolbert:
I heard it on the hotline!
"hotline - - n. A direct and immediate telephone linkup, especially between heads of government, as for use in a crisis."
From the BBC and thanks to same.
"Tensions rose after Turkey sent this exploration vessel to waters near Greek islands"
"Turkey and Greece have set up a military hotline to try to reduce the risk of clashes in the Mediterranean, where the two are locked in a row over energy resources and maritime borders."
RESOURCES AT STAKE. UNDERSEA NATURAL GAS DEPOSITS EXISTING IN ABUNDANCE.
NATIONS HISTORICALLY GOING TO WAR OVER ACCESS TO OR CONTROL OF VITAL RESOURCES.
Click on image [image courtesy the BBC] to see an enlarged view. One player missing from the game. Israel. Israel making claims in the are that I believe overlap with Cyprus and Turkey both. Libya and Egypt additionally seeking "a piece of the action"?
See this Internet item the air forces of Greece and Turkey in a most recent "dogfight" a show-of-force muscle display. War games as deemed that almost went way beyond games.
P.S.: Need I say that Greece and Turkey members of NATO?