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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

Lavrov: Western bloc headed by Washington rejects UN principle that all states are equal (2 video En, Ru)

Σεπτεμβρίου 27, 2014 Σχολιάστε

sergei lavrov mid ru  official fotoThe US-led Western block rejects the principle of the equality of sovereign states secured by the UN Charter while advocating democracy in the international arena, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov addressing the UNGA.
«The US-led Western alliance, while acting as an advocate of democracy, rule of law and human rights in individual countries, is acting in the international arena from the opposite position, rejecting the democratic principle of the sovereign right of states enshrined in the UN Charter and trying to decide for others what is good and what is bad,» Lavrov said at the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York on Saturday……………………… EL AN………………………EL Ethnos