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.
Athens has reverted to old ways and aims to isolate Ankara by misleading the West with a narrative that is out of step with reality.
Foreign Ministry blasts "biased" report, saying it ignores the need to strengthen relations between Türkiye and the EU through mutual efforts.
Türkiye's latest drilling ship is expected to soon start its first exercise in the Eastern Mediterranean sea, as part of the country's national policy to advance technology and energy projects.
Ankara steps in after the US pulls out of the ambitious yet controversial Israel-Greece-Cyprus gas pipeline project.
United States told Greece that the pipeline project that would supply Israeli gas to Europe through Greek-administered Cyprus creates tensions in the region with Turkiye.
Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes in Mediterranean Sea off southwest coast of Cyprus. No immediate reports of casualties or damage.
Migrants and refugees often endure horrific conditions in Libya before embarking northwards on overcrowded, often unseaworthy vessels that frequently sink or get into trouble.
Cairo and Ankara need to agree on a new messaging strategy that appeals to both countries’ domestic audiences to be able to take effective steps towards normalisation.
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