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Nicosia abstains from rhetoric of tension, focuses on the resumption of negotiations, Spokesman says
CNA - Maria Koniotou - CYPRUS/Nicosia 16/08/2019 16:18


Nicosia does not wish to enter into the rhetoric of tension which Turkey seems to choose, and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades is currently focused on consultations with the UN with a view to go back to the negotiating table, Government Spokesman, Prodromos Prodromou, said on Friday.
 
 Invited to comment the Turkish provocations in the Republic of Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone and territorial waters, as drilling ships, Fatih and Yavuz remain anchored off the island`s coast, as well as Turkey’s military exercises south of Cyprus and at the west of Akamas’ peninsula, Prodromou said that the government is following these developments without making any comments, and without adopting the so-called ‘megaphone diplomacy’.
 
He underlined that Turkey must show in a tangible way that it is in favour of a Cyprus settlement through peaceful means, through the UN-le

(CNA)

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