The island has been mired in a decades-long dispute between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots, despite a series of diplomatic efforts by the UN to achieve a comprehensive settlement.
Asked whether there is a plan to set up a Turkish military base in the northeastern Karpas peninsula in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Erdogan said Turkish drones may also be sent to the region.
Türkiye's Defence Minister Hulusi Akar stressed that the country "prevented a massacre" in its 1974 peace operation after a Greek lawmaker accused Ankara of occupying the northern part of Cyprus.
Türkiye is ‘working to make everyone accept the sovereignty of the Turkish Cypriots,’ says Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Emergency workers are trying to prevent 20,000 tonnes of oil from sinking down to the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea and reaching the coasts of Turkey and Northern Cyprus.
Turkey says the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus didn't want a further presence of UN Peacekeeping Force on the Island of Cyprus as the world body's mission has failed to resolve the dispute for “more than 50 years”.
The Rhodes examining magistrate issued an arrest warrant for a secretary at the Turkish consulate over alleged espionage.
Aggressive diplomacy from Greece can't change the reality that Turkey has a rightful stake in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Greek prime minister says it is not an era of gunboat diplomacy and such understandings belong to other centuries.
Turkey to continue protecting its interests on land, sea and air without making any compromise, the National Security Council said.
Ankara is determined to take necessary steps to build sustainable economy in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, says Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay.
The patients and the attendants will go through Covid-19 PCR test or samples will be taken for the PCR test for a fee, when entering Turkey from the airports or border gates.
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