Moscow has long sought to build alternate gas routes such as Türkiye to supply energy to Western countries and decrease its dependency on European pipeline tracks.
Washington's provision of heavy weaponry to Greece is part of a troubling pattern that clashes with Türkiye's national security, according to analysts.
Türkiye's statement came in response to Greek PM Mitsotakis who accused Ankara of playing "a destabilising role in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Middle East and the Caucasus," in an address to the UNGA.
Experts believe Greece's increasing violations of Turkish airspace is part of an agenda encouraged by the West to corner Türkiye for taking an independent foreign policy.
Despite Ankara’s calls for the solution of problems in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean, Athens continues its provocations, aggressive actions and rhetoric and unlawful attitude, ministry sources say.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara not only fights terrorists who are hostile to the nation's values and existence but also those who have unleashed them on Türkiye.
President Erdogan condemns the recent Greek air defence system's harassment of Turkish jets, adding that Athens "can neither match up to us nor become an equal for us politically, economically or militarily."
Ankara conveys harassment to NATO authorities and summons Greek military attache, sources say.
The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) has lost faith in the one-state solution as Greek Cypriots refuse to treat the Turkish Cypriots as equal partners, says Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertugruloglu.
Athens has long harboured ambitions to make Cyprus part of the Greek territory like Crete and other islands in the Aegean Sea, causing obstacles to resolving old territorial issues with Ankara, according to experts.
EU efforts to legitimise maximalism, unlawfulness in Aegean, Mediterranean are unacceptable, says the Turkish Foreign Ministry.
Türkiye will not relinquish its rights in the Aegean region and will not refrain from using power granted to it by international agreements over militarisation of islands, President Erdogan warns.
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