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Turkey is on the agenda as soon as once more in neighboring Greece. Greek Maritime Commerce Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis additionally joined the caravan of politicians concentrating on Turkey. The scandalous statements of the Greek minister to Turkey made headlines within the neighboring press.
Greek manipulation of migrants continues unabated.
Greek Maritime Commerce Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis additionally joined the caravan of Greek politicians who made scandalous statements towards Turkey.
Persevering with the ‘refugee lie’ that Miçotakis signed yesterday, the Greek Minister mentioned, ‘Greece will proceed to avoid wasting lives with out getting caught up in Turkey’s video games within the Aegean’.
Plakiotakis continued his phrases as follows;
‘A Turkish Coast Guard ship is coming into Greek territorial waters, possibly it desires to trigger an incident.’
Proto Theme newspaper, identified for its provocative information about Turkey, introduced the statements to its readers as ‘The Minister made a press release concerning the Turkish provocation in Samos and the shipwreck in Kafirea’.
MICOTAKIS FAILS TO PROVIDE ‘EVIDENCE’
In an interview with the Lithuanian state tv LRT, the Greek Prime Minister claimed that Turkey didn’t sufficiently battle towards unlawful immigration.
Mitsotakis accused Turkey of claiming, ‘We’ve got ample proof that Turkey is actively selling immigrants and refugees to Greece’, however didn’t current the proof he had included in his assertion.
Following Mitsotakis’ statements, the Greek minister’s accusation of Turkey was interpreted as Athens’ new plan.
THE CRISIS STARTED WITH THE STATEMENTS OF MİÇOTAKİS
Relations between Turkey and Greece have been strained after the assertion of Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis within the USA.
Mitsotakis, with out giving his identify, referring to Turkey ‘Greece extends the hand of friendship to its neighbors. However we won’t tolerate violations of our sovereignty, our sovereign rights and overflights over the Greek islands, which should finish instantly. “I ask you members of Congress to think about the hazard of a brand new instability on NATO’s southeast flank when making choices about arms gross sales within the area.”
With these phrases, Miçotakis not directly demanded to not approve the sale of F-16 plane to Turkey.
The Greek Prime Minister mentioned, ‘I ask you members of Congress to not overlook a wound that Hellenism has suffered tremendously for 48 years and nonetheless doesn’t heal. I imply the assault on Cyprus and the violent splitting of the island. Two separate states in Cyprus, nobody won’t ever settle for’ his phrases have been applauded standing.
‘WE ARE LIVING IN A PERIOD OF TENSION’
Mitsotakis additionally made anti-Turkey statements at a panel held in Rotterdam throughout the framework of the twenty seventh Congress of the European Individuals’s Get together.
Based on Greek media, Mitsotakis, TurkeyWhereas referring to ‘We live in a interval of rigidity, we can’t tolerate a brand new model of revisionism in historical past, fantasies about misplaced empires and shows of energy that aren’t suitable with worldwide regulation. “We won’t consent to the violation of our sovereign rights,” he mentioned.
“At the moment, the very last thing we’d like on NATO’s southeast flank is rigidity. Somebody in Russia could be very glad about one thing like this,’ he mentioned.