Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated the event A new threat For Greece, both countries are NATO members. “If you don’t keep calm, (…) a country like Turkey will not be a mere spectator,” thundered the Turkish president.
The Greek islands in the Aegean Sea have been a bone of contention between Turkey and Greece for decades, and while both countries are key pawns in NATO, there is no sign of ending the territorial dispute anytime soon.
Turkey recently warned Greece that a missile could hit the Greek capital “if you don’t keep calm,” further ratcheting up its anti-Greece rhetoric.
“Now we started making our own rockets. Naturally, this production terrifies the Greeks. If you say ‘typhoon’, the Greeks get scared and say ‘it will hit Athens’. Well, of course he doesTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said this while addressing Samsun in northern Turkey. Politics.
The Tayfun is a short-range ballistic missile developed by Turkey. The missile, which was tested in October in the Black Sea, hit a target 560 kilometers away, exceeding the range of the current missiles in Turkey’s arsenal.
“A country like Turkey will not be a mere bystander if it doesn’t keep the peace and tries to buy something from the US to the islands with arms. They have to do somethingErdogan added.
Turkey: “If Athens doesn’t want peace, Ankara will do whatever it takes”
Turkey has stepped up its anti-Greece rhetoric in recent months as Ankara sees a growing military buildup on Greek islands in the Aegean Sea off Turkey’s coast. In a thinly veiled threat repeated, Erdogan said: “When that moment comes, a night can suddenly descendIt”.
Last week, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu Greece warned It must stop militarizing the islands in the Aegean Sea, otherwise Ankara will “take the necessary measures on the ground”.
“Greece will back down and abide by the agreements, or we will do whatever is necessary“, Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, said in a joint press conference with his Romanian counterpart Bogdan Aurescu in Ankara.
“If Athens doesn’t want peace, Ankara will do whatever it takes. We cannot remain silent on the disarmament of the islands and will take the necessary steps both legally and on the ground.Çavuşoğlu said.
And, repeating the threat, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said:When the time comes, you can make a sudden invasion at night“.
Despite being NATO allies, the neighbors have been at loggerheads for decades over a number of bilateral disputes, including maritime boundaries, claims over their continental shelves and a long-running dispute over Cyprus.
Earlier this year, Greece told its Western allies that Turkey must stop its inflammatory rhetoric or risk another situation in Ukraine.
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Release Date: 12-12-2022 16:05
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