Nothing suspicious was found during the VBSS (Vessel Boarding Search & Seizure) operation and the vessel was declared free to proceed on its way
"Time and again, Turkey has crossed the lime. It is time for firm measures"
Dendias sent a letter to his colleagues
What is the terrible crime Cyprus has committed that the US still cannot find the heart to forgive?
Every day the embargo remains in place undermines US national security, undercuts the deployed US military & signals to US allies that Washington is unreliable
The three leaders did not specifically mention Turkey
The North American country is not the only state to enforce an arms embargo on Turkey following the military operation last year
Ankara has become increasingly aggressive in blocking Cypriot ships from drilling in recent years
Turkey plays a dangerous game
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the two sides in the Libyan conflict had failed to launch a serious dialogue.