Antonio Tajani calls on Turkey for immediate de-escalation and refraining from dangerous provocations in Cyprus

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani conveyed today his support to the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades in a telephone conversation earlier today. Anastasiades informed Tajani on the Turkish actions in the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone.

European Parliament President called on Turkey to “refrain from engaging in dangerous provocations in Cyprus territorial waters” and immediately de-escalate the tension in area.

“I spoke to Nicos Anastasiades who has my full support”, the EP President wrote in a statement, further stressing: “I call on Turkey to respect international law and refrain from engaging in dangerous provocations in Cyprus territorial waters. Turkey must commit to good neighbourly relations starting with an immediate de-escalation in area”.

Source: Cyprus News Agency