No one can question Cyprus-Egypt Exclusive Economic Zone delimitation, says Cairo

No party can question the legitimacy of the delimitation agreement between Egypt and Cyprus, and any effort to undermine the Egyptian sovereignty in its exclusive economic zone in the Eastern Mediterranean is dismissed and will be addressed, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.

In a press release issued in response to recent remarks by Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu, with which he questioned the correctness of the delimitation of the exclusive economic zones of Cyprus and Egypt, Spokesman for the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ahmad Abu Zeit said that no party could question the legitimacy of the agreement, given that it is in line with the regulations of international law and has been submitted to the United Nations.

Replying to questions, Abu Zeit warned that any effort to undermine the sovereign rights of Egypt in this region is considered to be rejected and will be addressed.

Source: Cyprus News Agency