Serhat TUNAR -TDO- Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu reacted to statements from different countriesdue to the sounding tension in the Eastern Mediterranean. Mevlut Cavusoglu said "other countries or international organizations other than the guarantor countries are not entitled to comment on this issue.”
Mevlut Cavusoglu reminded that Turkey has the right to drill on its continental shelf. Minister of Foreign Affairs stressed that countries outside the guarantor countries or international organizations do not have the right to comment on the issue.
Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the European Union has applied double standards and stated that they did not find their attitude correct in this process. Cavusoglu also added that Turkey would continue to protect both their rights and the rights of Turkish Cypriots.