Turkey will continue to support a solution of two sovereign, equal, independent states in Cyprus, the National Security Council (NSC) said in a statement after a five-hour meeting chaired by President Tayyip Erdogan.
In its statement, the National Security Council states that Turkey will continue to support the solution of two sovereign, equal, independent states for a final settlement of the Cyprus problem, adding that “to this end it has been stated that it will continue to take all necessary measures aimed at protection of the rights and interests of the Turkish Cypriot people “, in his expression.
For the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean, the statement said: “It is necessary to avoid provocations, illegal actions and aggressive rhetoric that ignore the rights and interests of Turkey, in order to maintain peace and security in the region through mutual dialogue in relations. good neighborliness and in the context of international law in the Aegean and the Mediterranean “.
The statement added that Turkey will continue operations across its borders to fight terrorist organizations and for the country's security.
On the Palestinian issue, he strongly condemned the illegal occupation of Palestinian territory by Israel and called on the international community to assume its responsibilities and to do what is due to it without delay and in good faith.