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Greek FM Accuses Turkey of Cyprus Negotiations Breakdown. — (Turkey’s actions threaten sovereign rights)

Οκτώβριος 9, 2014 Σχολιάστε

Απειλητικές προειδοποιήσεις Άγκυρας προς διεθνείς εταιρείες για την κυπριακή ΑΟΖGreece has accused Turkey of escalating tensions around Cyprus and undermining negotiations on settlement of the Cyprus issue, the Greek Foreign Ministry said in a Thursday statement.

“Unfortunately, at the center … is Turkey’s refusal to see that the Republic of Cyprus is an independent and sovereign state, a member of the UN and the European Union, that exercises sovereignty and sovereign rights, in accordance with international law.

The exercising of these rights includes the maritime zones (EEZ) provided  by the Law of the Sea; more specifically, the Exclusive Economic Zone and the Continental Shelf,” the statement said………………….EL AN……………………EL ETHNOS