In a written statement made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), it was stated that it was now clear beyond any doubt that the USA followed a pro-Greek policy with the influence of the Greek and Greek lobbies.
In the statement, “The signing of the ‘State Partnership Program’ agreement between the Greek Cypriot Administration (GCA) Ministry of Defense and the US New Jersey State National Guard on March 30, 2023, the US continues to support the Greek Cypriot National Guard (RMMO) in the military field, including armament. indicates that he will.” statement was included.
Pointing out that the US’s attempt to change the current balance in the Eastern Mediterranean in favor of the Greek Cypriot Administration and Greece, eliminates the possibility of dialogue needed to establish an environment of stability in the region, it was noted that the program signed between the Greek Cypriot Administration and the US aims to arm the Greek Cypriots.
“We continue our determination to deepen defense cooperation with our homeland”
In the statement of the TRNC Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the USA reacted to the program it signed with the Greek Cypriots and noted the following:
“In the face of this policy carried out against our country and the Republic of Turkey, we see once again how important and indispensable the value of the effective and de facto guarantee of the Motherland of the Republic of Turkey is for our security. We continue our determination to deepen our defense cooperation with our Motherland for the absolute assurance of our security.”