Oktay (Vice President of Turkey): Demilitarize the islands, otherwise we raise the issue of sovereignty
At a time when Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is putting the issue of Turkish aggression on the table of the 27 leaders of the European Union in Brussels, Ankara is insisting on rhetoric in high tones, with Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay attacking Kyriakos Mitsotakis. demands the demilitarization of the Greek islands.
According to the Cypriot website sigmalive.com, the Turkish vice president referred to the presence of the Greek prime minister in Cyprus last week, saying that “without shame he likened the situation here with Ukraine and spread his tongue to the peace operation”, as he called the Turkish invasion of 1974 on the island.
He also reiterated Turkey’s position that Greece is equipping the islands in the Aegean, contrary to international law, and said that if it does not stop doing so immediately, “we will begin to question the sovereignty of the islands, in the context of international law and international agreements “.