Ankara: “Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean are vital to us”

Ankara: “Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean are vital to us”

Turkey’s Security Council, chaired by Recep Tayyip Erdogan, for six hours discussed security issues related to the country. The announcement makes reference to Syria, Iraq and Cyprus. The paragraph of the communique states:

“In the Eastern Mediterranean it is vital to continue our resolute stance, which places importance on the development of peace and stability for cooperation in the region and is aimed at protecting our rights and interests, as well as those of the ‘Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus'”./ibna