World Bulletin / News Desk
Greek Foreign Ministry spokesman Konstantinos Koutras said Sunday “No one can indicate to Greece the manner in which the Greek government should exercise its sovereignty. Turkey should keep its suggestions regarding responsibility to itself. Nothing beyond that."
The statement came as a response to the Turkish Foreign Ministry, which said on Saturday that the recent actions and statements of Greece’s defense minister are "unacceptable and are raising tensions in the Aegean."
In February, Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said the Cyprus problem remains a matter of “invasion and occupation” for the Greek government.
He criticized the presence of the Turkish seismic vessel Barbaros in the Exclusive Economic Zone in the eastern Mediterranean, calling it a "provocation."
President Donald Trump repeated his call, meanwhile, for arming some of America's teachers and claimed the controversial proposal was increasingly drawing support.
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Twelve Palestinian lawmakers remain in Israeli custody
Israeli army frequently carries out wide-ranging arrest campaigns in the West Bank