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Defence Ministers of Cyprus and Greece discuss Turkish provocations
CNA - CYPRUS/Nicosia 19/07/2019 23:03


The Ministers of Defence of Cyprus and Greece, Savvas Angelides and Nikos Panagiotopoulos have discussed about the Turkish provocations in Cyprus` Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and territorial waters during their official talks held here today.

In his statements following the meeting, Savvas Angelides said that the flagrant violation of our sovereign rights and the invasion of Turkish drilling ships into Cyprus’ EEZ and territorial waters in violation of international law were at the heart of their discussions.

Cypriot Minister of Defense said that Turkey completely disregards every principle of European and international law adding that despite Turkey’s pursuit to destabilize the region, the Greek Cypriot side will remain calm and in co-ordination with Greece and will not fall into actions leading to tension in the region.

(CNA)

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