Turkish Foreign Ministry: Ankara sees no prerequisites for approving NATO applications from Finland and Sweden

The Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that there was no “progress” on the way of Sweden and Finland to NATO. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stated that the NATO requirements and agreements on the extradition of “Kurdish terrorists” to Turkey were not fulfilled. As writes Daily Sabah, Ankara does not see “concrete actions” needed […]

“Greek sovereignty over the islands is beyond doubt,” the EU said in a statement.

“Greek sovereignty over these islands is unquestionable,” the European Union said on Sunday, a day after the US State Department expressed the same position following Turkish provocations by the foreign minister. “Greek sovereignty over these islands is beyond question. Turkey must respect him, refrain from provocative statements and actions in this regard, adhere unconditionally to […]

Turkey rejects EUMED9 Athens Declaration

Turkey rejected the Athens Declaration, jointly adopted by the leaders of the EU Mediterranean countries during the EUMED summit in Athens on Friday. Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Tanju Bilgic said that the paragraphs dealing with the Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus and illegal migration were “biased, devoid of vision and out of touch with reality like in […]