BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:15 P.M.) – The Turkish Foreign Ministry considered the statement from the UAE, Egypt, France, Greece and Cyprus on Turkey’s activities in the Mediterranean as evidence of “double standards”.

Turkey responds to Egypt, France and other countries: “We have ruined your sabotage accounts to stabilize the region,” the Foreign Ministry said, ” Turkey is under severe attack from Egypt, the Emirates, Greece, Cyprus and France.”

“The statement of the foreign ministers of Egypt, the UAE, Greece, France, and Greek Cyprus on the Mediterranean basin is evidence of the double standards followed by these countries,” they continued.

“Instead of entering the ruling administration in Egypt in a dialogue with Turkey, they preferred to give up and not to defend the rights and interests of its people in the Mediterranean basin, in favor of external powers that allowed them to intervene. There is no reason other than hostility to Turkey as the Emirates has no relationship in the Mediterranean,” the Foreign Ministry said.

Turkey called on the signatories of the five-year statement to act “rationally” and in accordance with international law, and said: “Stabilization in the region will not be by forming coalitions of evil, but rather through transparent and real dialogue and cooperation.”

In a joint statement, Egypt, Greece, Cyprus, France and the United Arab Emirates strongly condemned what it described as “Turkey’s military intervention in Libya” and Turkey’s “illegal” movements in the Mediterranean.

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Stern Daler
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2020-05-12 21:38

Turkey doesn’t understand that Cyprus and Greece do not stand alone. The Turk rulers thought that they can usurp the maritime acquis of these two nations and Egypt. All these countries have no reason to negotiate their maritime possessions with Turkey.

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Assad must stay
2020-05-12 17:21

Crazy Erdogolum in action.

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2020-05-12 18:45

poor MERDusoglu, MERDolfgan slave, grunt, grunt!

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2020-05-12 21:47

@Assad must stay, Turkey will find it hard to renegotiate the results of all Ottoman defeats and territorial loses since 1898. Turkey will need big Allies for that. Though not mentioned, Israel also regards Turkey as menace and has economic ties with Egypt, Greece and Cyprus. It is all about fossil fuel rights and selling present and future gas finds via a pipeline to the EU.
Big money that Turkey wants to build a new Ottoman Empire.

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Garnet Troy Rossi
2020-05-12 20:15

Firstly, what is the Frogland Regime (so-called France) doing in the Eastern Mediterranean? The Frogland Regime has a 1000-year history of putting its dirty nose into the East Mediterranean where it does NOT belong. The French Empire is finished … it was dead and buried a long time ago. Just the fact that the Frogland Regime is a zionist-mafia trouble-maker and scam-artist makes it immediately an ENEMY OF MANKIND. How soon do we forget the INNUMERABLE colonial and imperial atrocities committed by the Frogland Regime in that part of the world and in other parts of the world? Ethnically and… Read more »