Turkeys actions in Cyprus’ EEZ are a European problem says Government Spokesman

Turkeys actions in the EEZ are a European problem and not solely a problem of the Republic of Cyprus Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides said following the conclusion of the EUs informal summit in Brussels.

“During the European Council, there was a collective, clear position by all the Member States on Turkeys provocations in the Republic of Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone,” the Spokesman noted.

He also stressed that “we take note of the fact, as it is clear from the statements made by the President of the European Council on behalf of the 27, that Turkeys actions in the Republic of Cypruss EEZ are a European and not exclusively a problem of the Republic of Cyprus” .

“At the same time, it is important that Turkeys behavior will be reassessed at the European Council summit next March and any decisions in relation to the EU-Turkey Summit in Varna, will be taken on the basis of this assessment, said Nikos Christodoulides.

Source: Cyprus News Agency