Government examines legal action following incident with Turkish vessel

The Cyprus government will examine taking legal action following the incident with a Turkish vessel at Kato Pyrgos area, Defense Minister Charalampos Petrides said on Saturday.

On Friday, a Turkish vessel opened fire against a Port police coastguard which was conducting a routine patrol in the Kato Pyrgos Tylliria coast.

Replying to questions about the new provocation, the Minister said that Turkey must respect the international law and the Law of the Sea, adding that the government condemns this new unlawful provocation and has made representations in political and diplomatic level and will examine legal actions as well.

Source: Cyprus News Agency

Government examines legal action following incident with Turkish vessel

The Cyprus government will examine taking legal action following the incident with a Turkish vessel at Kato Pyrgos area, Defense Minister Charalampos Petrides said on Saturday.

On Friday, a Turkish vessel opened fire against a Port police coastguard which was conducting a routine patrol in the Kato Pyrgos Tylliria coast.

Replying to questions about the new provocation, the Minister said that Turkey must respect the international law and the Law of the Sea, adding that the government condemns this new unlawful provocation and has made representations in political and diplomatic level and will examine legal actions as well.

Source: Cyprus News Agency