Ismail Emrah Karayel, Co-Chair of the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) and Kayseri MP of AK Party stated that they reject the decision of the European Parliament on Maraş
Spokesperson of the Turkish Foreign Ministry Hami Aksoy in response to a question regarding the European Parliament’s resolution adopted at the Plenary Session on the Cyprus Issue and Closed City of Maraş said:
The TRNC Presidency evaluated the decision taken by the European Parliament regarding Maraş and the resumption of negotiations. “Once again the Turkish Cypriot people have been ignored and Turkey continues to be included in the blame game”.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu attended the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Relations via a video conference and evaluated the current situation in the Eastern Mediterranean.