Turkey starts military activities in north Cyprus

Turkey starts military activities in north Cyprus

Turkey’s chase for gas and oil holds in waters guaranteed by Greece has put immense strain on the connection between the two NATO individuals

The Turkish military started its activities called “Mediterranean Storm” with the Turkish Cypriot Security Command

ISTANBUL: Turkey’s military on Sunday started yearly activities in the breakaway republic of northern Cyprus — an element perceived uniquely by Ankara — as pressures fermented with Greece in the eastern Mediterranean.

Turkey’s chase for gas and oil saves in waters asserted by Greece has put immense strain on the connection between the two NATO individuals.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday upped the ante and cautioned Greece: “They will either comprehend the language of governmental issues and tact, or on the field through severe encounters.”

NATO said before specialized talks would begin to stay away from episodes between the two nations’ naval forces, yet Athens said it had not consented to the discussions and Ankara blamed Greece for evading discourse.

As the strain ran high, the Turkish military started its activities called “Mediterranean Storm” with the Turkish Cypriot Security Command, Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Twitter.

“The security needs of our nation and the TRNC (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) are crucial,” Oktay said.

The Turkish safeguard service additionally tweeted that the activities, which are because of last until Thursday, proceeded “effectively.”

Cyprus is partitioned between the Greek Cypriot-run south — an EU part state — and the Turkish Cypriot north.

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Turkey has positioned a huge number of troops in the north of the island since its 1974 attack, which followed an overthrow built by military rulers in Athens.