Greece violates int'l law by arming Aegean islands: Akar
ANKARA- Anadolu Agency
The Turkish minister also stated that Athens "should end its violations that are contrary to treaties and incompatible with friendship and good neighborly relations.”
"The demilitarized status of these islands should be protected and continued."
He underlined that Turkey is in favor to solve problems in the Mediterranean Sea, the Aegean Sea and the disputed island of Cyprus by peaceful means as Ankara is always respectful to international treaties.
"We are in favor of good neighborly relations. We expect all our neighbors to behave in the same way."
Akar urged his Greek counterpart to take necessary measures "on this and other issues under the framework of sincere, constructive and good" bilateral relations.
He also reiterated Turkey's determined stance to protect its rights and interest.