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Posted by Mary on September 12, 2020, 12:59 pm, in reply to "Eastern Med conflict further marginalises NATO"
Pompeo is good at travelling around the planet giving his orders. |
'Pompeo calls for Turkey to withdraw forces from East Med
Ahead of his visit to Cyprus, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for Turkey to withdraw its forces from the East Mediterranean, news agencies reported on Friday.
Pompeo is visiting Qatar, AFP reported, to participate in the inaugural meeting between the Taliban and the Afghan government, brokered by Doha.
Pompeo expressed that his visit to Cyprus aims to complete communications conducted by the US President Donald Trump with his Turkish counterpart President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
He told reporters onboard his flight that the dispute between Greece and Turkey: “Has to be resolved in a way that’s diplomatic and peaceful. So, I’ll be working on that project as well, trying to make sure that I understand the risks that are associated from the people of Cyprus’ perspective.”
September 12, 2020
The peacemaker personified? Hardly.