Hami Aksoy, the Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman, made a written response to a question related to the Philia Forum which was held in Athens with the participation of foreign ministers of Greece, Egypt, France, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, and the Greek Cypriot Administration.
Regarding the statement of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs in respect of Turkey’s seismic survey activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hami Aksoy stated that Greece should respond positively to our calls instead of making a statement for each of our Navtex announcements.
Criticising the statement of “occupier” by the Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou regarding Turkey, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay stated that the solution of the Cyprus issue depends on Greece to return to reality by giving up the Megalo Idea.
No gas, No conflict!.…. It’s complicated. Ostensibly, it’s about a rivalry in the eastern Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey, over disputed energy sources.