Greek Administration of Southern Cyprus has said it will scrap its citizenship scheme for foreign investors next month over alleged abuses uncovered in a television programme.
"The memorandum of understanding will not serve peace and stability in the eastern Mediterranean and will damage the solution of the Cyprus problem," Turkey's Foreign Ministry has said.
Top American diplomat praises German efforts to reduce tensions via opening a door for dialogue and hopes "the military assets that are there will be withdrawn" for communication.
Once upon a time, the US sought to mediate and unite a divided island. Now, by ending the arms embargo, it wants to sell weapons to the Greek Cypriot administration.
Also responding to Washington's decision, TRNC President Mustafa Akinci says it "was not a step in the right direction."
The unprecedented French intrusion into Cyprus complicates the politics of the disputed island since only Greece, Turkey and Britain could have a military presence there.
The latest NAVTEX includes a warning which read, "it is strongly advised not to enter the field of work."
EU foreign ministers held urgent talks on high military tensions over offshore drilling rights in the eastern Mediterranean.
It is a moral and legal obligation to respect and protect dignity of asylum seekers, says Turkish Foreign Ministry.
Aggressive diplomacy from Greece can't change the reality that Turkey has a rightful stake in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Ankara's reaction came after Greece, Egypt, France, Greek Cypriot administration and UAE criticised Turkey's activities in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Turkey answered Italy's call for help to battle the pandemic, and that has opened a door.
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