Ankara Anatolia 19 Feb 10
"TURKISH NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL CONVENES"
ANKARA (A.A) - 19.02.2010 - Turkish National Security Council (MGK) convened on Friday under the chairmanship of President Abdullah Gul.
The routine meeting of the council at the Cankaya Presidential Palace lasted for about 4.5 hours.
A statement was released at the end of the meeting reading, "recent developments both in Turkey and the world topped the agenda of the meeting. During the meeting, it was stressed that measures including all aspects of the fight against terrorism will be maintained till terrorism targeting unity of our country, security and tranquillity of our nation is eradicated."
"Recent developments in Iraq were discussed at the meeting. We attach great importance to that the parliamentary elections should be held in a transparent, legitimate and democratic environment with the participation of all sections of the Iraqi population. Developments about Turkey-Iraq-the United States tripartite mechanism for the fight against terrorism were also high on agenda of the meeting," it said.
"Recent developments about the ongoing negotiation process in Cyprus were also taken up. It was underlined that a fair and lasting solution is the only remedy on the island. It was also stressed that the recent report of the European Parliament did nothing but damaged the nature of solution process, the United Nations parametres, the facts in the island, the negotiation process and efforts to find a fair and lasting solution," it said.
"The problems between Turkey and Greece regarding the Aegean Sea and Turkey's legitimate and vital rights and interests in the Aegean and the Mediterranean were assessed under the light of recent developments in the region. We affirmed our will once again to resolve those problems under the principles of good neighborly relations and close cooperation and with the understanding of constructive dialogue," the statement added.
Η Τουρκία ομιλεί για τα legitimate rights αλλά ουδόλως αναφέρεται στο Διεθνές και Εθιμικό Δίκαιο. Αν οι Τούρκοι ήσαν χριστιανοί θα έλεγαν "τα καλά και συμφέροντα". Είμαι βέβαιος ότι κάτι τέτοιο θα λέει και το κοράνι τους.