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Defense Minister Aggelides calls EU Counterparts for specific measures against Turkey's illegal actions in the EEZ
CNA - Athanasios Athanasiou - Belgium/Brussels 14/05/2019 20:31

Defense Minister Savvas Aggelides called today Cyprus` EU counterparts to discuss specific measures against Turkey`s illegal actions within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic, after a detailed debriefing on the recent escalation of events. Minister Aggelides, briefed his counterparts during a Defense session of the Foreign Affairs Council, convening in Brussels since yesterday.

Talking on the Press and Information Office camera, the Minister stated that he informed his counterparts on the blatant violations of the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus and explained to them that "apart from the obvious, the sovereign rights and the interests of the Republic of Cyprus are being seriously affected, the rights and interests of the EU are also affected ".


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