US-Turkey relation is complicated, we need to keep Ankara achored to the West, Ambassador Garber says

The United States relationship with Turkey is complicated, US Ambassador in Nicosia Judith Garber ha said, noting that "it is important to continue to engage with Turkey in a way that keeps Turkey anchored to the West."

In statements during an event for the media at the US Embassy, on the occasion of the US Independence Day, Garber elaborated on the fact that US-Cyprus relations have been further strengthened during the last year, focusing on security cooperation, and stressed the prospects for enhancing the economic cooperation between the two countries.

Asked about Turkey’s activities in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone, she recalled that the US has been very clear in its support for the Republic of Cyprus to develop national resources in its EEZ.


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