Security Council of Turkey: Those who encourage Greece to militarize the islands are called to reason

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Security Council of Turkey: Those who encourage Greece to militarize the islands are called to reason

“We will not hesitate to use all kinds of legal methods and means to protect the interests of our nation,” the statement issued after the meeting concludes – Erdogan Interview on CNN Turk

The meeting of the National Security Council of Turkey under his chairmanship ended after 4 hours Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

As Hurriyet reported, “Greece’s recently increasing provocative actions” were discussed.

As reported by the SKAI correspondent from Istanbul, Manolis Kostidisin the announcement of the Security Council it is noted that the Turkish side “he will not hesitate to use any kind of legal method and means for the protection of its national interests”.

Below in the announcement, Ankara is calling “in rationalizing the circles that urge Greece to militarize the islands”.

In detail, the announcement states:

Despite our calls to implement its obligations arising from international law and treaties, Greece continues its illegal actions and all provocative actions have been considered.

Greece is moving away from the logic that reached the point of sabotaging NATO actions and attacking ships sailing in international waters.

It was emphasized that we will not hesitate to use any kind of legal methods and means of protecting the interests of our nation against the futile efforts of Greece.

We call for rationalization the circles that urge Greece to militarize the islands which have demilitarized status”.

At the same time, according to Manolis Kostidis, her issue was discussed lifting the arms embargo on Cyprus by the US and an appeal was made to Washington to revoke this decision, which, as pointed out, “will negatively affect peace and balance in the region and is against the spirit of the NATO Alliance”.

Interview with CNN Turk

Right after the Security Council, Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave an interview to CNN Turk:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_EWYemclKA

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