French President Emanuel Macron and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan had a phone call on Tuesday. According to the SKAI correspondent in Turkey, the Turkish president expressed his complaint to Macron about France’s support for Greece.
“I do not understand the support that France gives to the maximalist positions in Greece and the Greek Cypriot administration (Republic of Cyprus) which is increasing tensions in the eastern Mediterranean,” Erdogan said. of the Turkish Cypriots in the Eastern Mediterranean “.
He noted that “Turkey wants to resolve all issues at the negotiating table” and called on France to show a reasonable and constructive attitude.
“I think it is useful to have continuous channels for communication and consultation between France and Turkey.” At the summit, a constructive approach that strengthens dialogue and cooperation will be important in creating opportunities to solve regional problems. ”