ANKARA

Turkey late Tuesday slammed a statement by the Greek Foreign Ministry concerning the country’s maritime jurisdiction areas and drilling activities.  

“Greece, with today’s statement, once again exhibits its unrealistic perceptions and rights-refusing attitudes regarding the problems in our region,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hami Aksoy said in a statement. 

Aksoy said the Greek/Greek Cypriot side deliberately ignores the fact that Turkey has legitimate and sovereign rights in the Eastern Mediterranean and Aegean Sea. 

“Turkish Cypriots have equal rights, as the co-owner of the Island, on the resources around the island,” he added. 

Aksoy said the actual threat to peace and

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