Turkish National Security Council urges foreign countries to recognize Northern Cyprus' independence


“Turkiye will use all legal action to defend its interests against Greece's failed attempts,” it was said at the meeting of the Turkish National Security Council, Paralel.Az’s Istanbul correspondent reports.

In the press release, it was highlighted that the efforts to defend the rights of Turkish Cypriots will be made resolutely, and all countries were urged to recognize the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus' independence.

"Discussions were placed regarding the decision to lift the US embargo on the Republic of Cyprus. A call for its reversal was made due to the detrimental effects it will have on the peace and stability in the Eastern Mediterranean," it reads in the statement.