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Turkish Security Council: Greece and its armaments are provocative

With a special mention to Greece, the meeting of the Security Council in Turkey was concluded, according to the announcement issued. In it, special reference is made to the "provocative actions of Greece", while other issues are also raised that make Turkey's loyalty to NATO controversial, such as the inclusion of Sweden in the alliance and the extensive operations against the Kurds in Syria and Iraq.

"Any fait accompli that targets Turkey's national security and interests will not be tolerated," the statement said.

"Greece's provocative actions and rhetoric and its armament efforts will not bring any benefit other than increasing the tension in our region," it added, making clear the extent of irritation that exists in Ankara over the upgrading of the Greek Armed Forces.

Here are the decisions in detail:

  1. “The political, military and economic developments that are important for national security in 2022 were assessed in all aspects: possible issues in 2023, activities to be carried out and measures to be taken in this context were discussed.
  2. Information to the Board about the operations carried out with determination, determination and success against all kinds of threats and dangers against our national security, unity and solidarity and survival, especially PKK/KCK-PYD/YPG, FETO and DAESH terrorists, at home and abroad. It was noted that further steps will be taken if necessary and that the will and preparations required for this are complete.


  3. The PKK/KCK-PYD/YPG terrorist organization and its supporters are the biggest obstacle to the achievement of peace, tranquility and prosperity by the Syrian people. It was stated that the complete elimination of terrorist organizations and the achievement of a comprehensive and holistic solution based on the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Syria will pave the way for lasting peace.


  4. It has been stated that Greece's provocative actions and rhetoric and its armaments efforts will bring no benefit beyond increasing tension in our region.


  5. It was underlined that Turkey supports the open door policy of NATO,but on the other hand, the states that want to join the NATO Alliance must act according to the law and the spirit of the alliance. It has been stated that it is imperative that they fulfill their obligations under the memorandum of understanding on combating terrorist organizations, especially the PKK/KCK-PYD/YPG and FETO, with concrete steps as soon as possible.


  6. The heinous attacks which are a manifestation of anti-Islamic racism and which target the sacred values ​​of billions of people are strongly condemned. It was reminded that those who undermine values ​​such as freedom of religion, conscience and thought and encourage and protect actions that cannot be explained by democracy and freedom of expression, are partners in this hate crime that violates human rights."

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