ATHENS, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Turkey is violating the sovereign rights of Cyprus, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told United States’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
“Turkey’s recent moves ..are a flagrant violation of Cyprus’s sovereign rights,” Mitsotakis told Pompeo, visiting Greece on the last leg of a trip to southern Europe.
“The United States have a particular interest in the Eastern Mediterranean region. Cyprus is only asking for the self-evident, the implemetation of international law,” Mitsotakis said.
Reporting by David Brunnstrom and Renee Maltezou