Erdogan raises concerns over Cyprus operations

Published: May 14, 2018
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President of Turkey and the leader of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Recep Tayyip Erdogan. PHOTO: AFP

President of Turkey and the leader of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Recep Tayyip Erdogan. PHOTO: AFP

LONDON: The eastern Mediterranean region will face a sustained security threat if Cyprus continues unilateral operations there, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.

Erdogan, on an official visit to Britain, made the comment in a speech at the Chatham House think tank in London.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan greets his supporters during a ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey May 4, 2018. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan greets his supporters during a ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey May 4, 2018. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

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