Özersay: “The issue is not the sharing of natural gas, it is a geopolitical, geostrategic and geo-economic issue that will affect regional balances”

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay said that the struggle in the Eastern Mediterranean is not a resource-sharing fight, but beyond the resource-sharing fight, it is essentially a geopolitical, geostrategic and geo-economic struggle in the region. In his presentation at the seminar entitled “Eastern Mediterranean Energy Policies and its Reflections on [...]

Özersay and Çavuşoğlu met

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay attended the 24th. Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) Council of Ministers Meeting in Antalya. Özersay met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in Antalya. [...]

Özersay: “We stand by Turkey in the Operation Peace Spring”

In his speech at an event, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay stated that Operation Peace Spring was an indicator of determination in terms of Turkey’s foreign policy. Stating that Turkey has valid reasons to perform this operation, Özersay said: “Turkey wants to ensure its border security, and does not want [...]

Özersay: “The statement of ENI is a positive development”

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay stated that the effects of the policies we have put forward recently in the Eastern Mediterranean region with Turkey are now obvious. Özersay evaluated the statement of Claudio Descalzi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Italian energy company ENI, “I will not make [...]

Özersay reacts to Greece: “If you are looking for a fait accompli, look at the activities of the Greek Cypriot leadership”

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay reacted to the statement of Greek Prime Minister Kiriakos Miçotakis regarding the drilling activities of Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean defined by Miçotakis as a “fait accompli creation tactic”. Özersay said that if the Greek Prime Minister is looking for a fait accompli, he should [...]

Özersay met with Lacroix

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay met with the UN Undersecretary for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix within the framework of his New York contacts. The meeting was held at the UN Headquarters. In his statement following the meeting, Özersay said that the issues related to the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus [...]

Özersay gave a speech at ECO

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kudret Özersay who is continuing his contacts in New York attended the Ministers Meeting of the Economic Cooperation Organization. Özersay addressed his collocutors at the meeting held at the UN Headquarters. Foreign Ministers and representatives from Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan [...]