Cyprus and Greece agree on next steps in view of Turkish provocations in Eastern Mediterranean

Cyprus and Greece agreed on Tuesday as regard their next steps and what they will be concretely pursuing in view of the upcoming informal EU Foreign Ministers meeting in Berlin, Foreign Minister, Nikos Christodoulides said after the talks he had in Nicosia with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias, with whom he discussed about the Turkish illegal activities in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and the Greek continental shelf.
Christodoulides said that “we consider that developments in the region will to a large extent affect the future of the EU-Turkish relations”, noting that “our approach as regards the EU-Turkish relations and the relations of the EU with any other state is a two-fold one: a carrot and stick approach where there can be cooperation wherever there is will towards this end, but also a substantive reaction when basic EU principles and values are violate


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