GreeceTa Nea, one of the most read newspapers of Athens of the government AnkaraHe wrote that he was preparing a move that would anger him. The newspaper wrote that before the elections to be held next year, Greece is preparing to extend Crete’s maritime jurisdiction areas to 12 miles in some respects.
MINISTER ÇAVUŞOĞLU: WE NEVER ALLOW
Commenting on the news in the Greek press at the year-end evaluation meeting, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu“There are reports that the territorial waters will be increased to 12 miles around Crete. Our stance on this issue is clear. Not 12,” he said. EgeWe do not allow the expansion of land water even 1 mile in . The decision taken by our Parliament on this issue in 1995 is clear and still valid.”
“NO OTHER ACTOR CAN PLAY THE ROLE OF TURKEY IN LIBYA”
Cavusoglu, East Mediterranean ve Aegean SeaHe made the following assessment of the developments in LibyaWe continued to receive the tangible results of the will we have put forth since 2019. in Libya, TurkeyThere is no other actor who can play the role of . The Hydrocarbons Memorandum of Understanding that we signed during our visit in October was an important achievement. It is important that all parts of Libya embrace the 2019 ‘Maritime Jurisdiction Memorandum’.
“DUE TO MİÇOTAKİS’ CAMPAIGN, WE SUSPENDED THE DIALOGUE”
We continue to protect our rights and interests in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean. National Defense DepartmentWe are recording our rights in the field, and in the field of diplomacy. We tried to operate dialogue channels with Greece at the beginning of the year. We held the 64th consultative meeting in February. However, later Mitsotakis’ campaign against Turkey, provocations in the Aegean, allegations of genocide and West Thrace We suspended the dialogue due to pressure on the Turks.
“THE LETTERS THEY GIVEN US WERE POLITICAL CONTENT”
We sent two letters to the UN in 2021 regarding the violations committed by Greece on the non-military islands. Lausanne, Greece and Paris We have noted that if it does not fulfill its obligations arising from the treaties, it cannot assert its sovereign rights against our country. The letters that Greece replied to us were of a political nature. Each time, we recorded our legal counter-arguments, which we prepared together with the experts. In response to Greece’s second letter, we forwarded our third letter to the UN in September.
“THAT WAS NOT GOOD FOR YOU”
Recently, there have been reports in the Greek press that the territorial waters will be increased to 12 miles, especially around Crete. Our stance on this matter is clear. Not 12, we do not allow the expansion of land water even 1 mile in the Aegean. The decision taken by our Assembly in 1995 on this issue is clear and still valid. We warn Greece once again. Don’t go after false heroism, trusting what they’re trying to get your back. Don’t go on an adventure. It won’t end well for you. Our 2-state solution policy regarding the TRNC continued strongly. During the year, the TRNC made suggestions based on the cooperation of the two states. The fact that the TRNC became an observer member of the Organization of Turkish States (TDT) was a historical achievement. This of course drove the Greek-Greek duo crazy.”
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