Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

After the Security Council: Bulgaria Urges Turkey to Suspend Military Operation in Syria

Bulgaria urges Turkey to suspend military operation in northern Syria because the risk of a humanitarian crisis is very high.

This was made clear after the Security Council held today at the Council of Ministers, which discussed the sharpening of the situation in Syria.

Turkish FM says warning to EU over refugees ‘not a bluff’

Turkey's warnings that it will allow millions of Syrian refugees to head West if the European Union continues to consider sanctions over military operations in Syria and hydrocarbon drilling off Cyprus is "not a threat and it is not a bluff," Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told Germany's Deutsche Welle.

Turkey accuses France’s Macron of ‘trying to divide Syria’

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has accused France of leading efforts to disintegrate Syria as it tried to do so in Iraq in response to French President Emmanuel Macron's insistent calls on the Turkish government to immediately cease its cross-border operation into Syrian territories.

Turkish drillship enters Cypriot EEZ

In yet another blatant violation of Cyprus' sovereignty, Turkey on Thursday sent its Yavuz drillship to an area off the west coast of the island and within its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) to prospect for hydrocarbons.

The area, which is in Block 7 of the island's EEZ, has already been licensed for exploration to the French-Italian consortium of Total and Eni.