Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Turkey has reacted to the joint declaration issued following the Egypt – Greek – Greek Cypriot Administration Summit in a written statement as follows:
In a written statement the Turkish Foreign Ministry evaluated the UN Security Council’s consultations, as well as the press statement released thereafter, as abuse of the mandate of the UN Security Council. […]
Turkish Foreign Ministry evaluated the conclusions adopted by the EU Foreign Affairs Council. In the written statement, it was noted:
The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a press release regarding the activities of the drilling ship Yavuz. It was stated that Turkey will continue to defend the rights of the Turkish Cypriots.
Turkish Foreign Ministry: “Those who want to disregard Turkey in the region will never succeed”