Greek Prime Minister Kiryakos Miçotakis hosted the President of the European Union (EU) Council Charles Michel in Athens. Kyriakos Miçotakis, after the recent tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey and said he was ready to sit at the table for determination of maritime jurisdiction. Miçotakis reiterated his proposal that “if an agreement cannot be reached, the issue should be taken to The Hague Court of Justice”.
Miçotakis, an agreement will be reached with Turkey, stressing that there should be respect for the rules of international law.
Greek Prime Minister of Turkey, not just rhetoric against the country or the Republic of Cyprus and other European countries have argued that the correct behavior.
Miçotakis, “discourse and behavior of Turkey, the eastern Mediterranean, not everyone helped to create the necessary environment for a peaceful dialogue he desires,” he said.
‘Turkey is watching contradictory politics’
Greek Prime Minister Kiryakos Miçotakis demanded that “humiliating and humiliating official discourses against countries should be put aside from being turned into slogans”.
Kyriakos Miçotakis, “Turkey wants negotiations on the one hand, on the other hand, continuous provocative rhetoric constantly violate the sovereignty of the Greek continental shelf and is followed by a contradictory policy on illegal activities to show” claimed.
Miçotakis, “Eastern Mediterranean and Turkey-EU relations until the EU summit on September 24 to 25 will be discussed and after that Turkey’s enough time, Ankara’s positive steps taken in this period is consistent and of making permanent the good intentions rhetoric into actions he said it was expected.
Greek Prime Minister also said that they should refrain from all kinds of activities in the disputed area until the parties are determined to maritime jurisdiction areas with Turkey.
Michel: We strive to reduce tension
President of the European Council Charles Michel announced that at the EU Summit on September 24-25, stability and security issues will be discussed regarding the developments in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Charles Michel, “This summit will be important for Turkey-EU relations. Developments in Greece and Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean is not only of interest for all EU countries,” he said.
Michel said that the EU is in an effort to prevent the continuation and escalation of tension in the Eastern Mediterranean within this framework.
EU Foreign and Security Policy High Representative Josep Borrell in Brussels in his speech at the European Parliament, due to the tension between the eastern Mediterranean, Greece and Turkey EU-Turkey relations “is now a sensitive period and at a crossroads,” he said.
EU leaders asking them to take steps forward Borrell, “according to the relations with Turkey would happen in the coming days, or go to one side or the other side,” he said.
“The time has come for our leaders to make difficult decisions,” Borrell said of the September 24-25 summit.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Defense military delegations between Turkey and Greece “Procedures of Separation” has announced that the meeting discussed the NATO Headquarters in the technical end.
The ministry announced that the next meeting is scheduled for Thursday.