KKE concerned over the developments in Greek-Turkish relations

The Communist Party of Greece (KKE) is watching with concern the developments in the Greek-Turkish relations and the Cyprus issue, stated KKE secretary general Dimitris Koutsoumbas on Monday.

“The huge everyday life problems, expected to intensify in the next period, as a result of the second review of the Greek programme, of the government’s new agreeements with the EU partners and with the IMF. However, they must not leave behind the very dangerous developments that are taking place in our region”.

Referring to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan statements he said “these statements are accompanied by the consistent violation of the Greek airspace and the Greek sea borders by Turkey. The provocative and dangerous statements and actions are part of the Turkish authority systematic attempt to question the Aegean islands’ sovereign status and in general the borders and Greece’s sovereignty rights”adding that these statements are not said by chance in this period when the negotiations for the solution of the Cyprus issue intensify.