Ankara, Turkey – Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy, “is sincere in its statement noted that wants a solution in Greece to make statements to increase the tension, instead of being included in military operations and third parties to mislead against Turkey and to provoke, you should give positive response to our retail call for dialogue,” he said.

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hami Aksoy, reacted to Greek statements made relating to the seismic research activities of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean. In his statement, Aksoy used the following statements;

  • The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs published another statement today (November 11), in which Oruç Reis reiterated his well-known objections to the seismic research activity that our ship continues to conduct in our continental shelf in the Eastern Mediterranean.
  • These statements are based on the maximalist sea border claims of Greece contrary to international law and custom, and they have no judgment and value for us.

Turkey, the Eastern Mediterranean and in the framework of international law as well as their rights and legitimate TRNC will continue to resolutely defend their interests.

Greece is sincere in its statement noted that the region want solutions, make statements to increase the tension, instead of being included in military operations against Turkey and third parties to mislead and provoke, should give positive response to our call for unconditional dialogue.