Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu stated Wednesday that Turkey offered a maritime jurisdiction agreement to Egypt.
“We advised Egypt’s cost d’affaires that we are able to attain a (jurisdiction) agreement with them identical to we did with Libya,” Çavuşoğlu stated in a TV interview.
Çavuşoğlu famous that Egypt didn’t violate the Turkish continental shelf whereas making an agreement with Greece and the Greek Cypriot administration.
He added that there have been conferences relating to the intelligence ranges between the 2 international locations.
The relations between Turkey and Egypt deteriorated after Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi toppled the nation’s first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi, in a coup after solely a 12 months in workplace.
The navy then crushed the Muslim Brotherhood motion in a main crackdown, arresting Morsi and lots of the group’s leaders, who’ve been in jail present process a number of trials ever because the coup.
Morsi, who had diabetes and kidney illness, collapsed and died throughout a trial in June 2019. Morsi’s household stated he died as a result of he had not been supplied with correct medical remedy.
Egypt underneath el-Sissi has been finishing up an anti-Turkey marketing campaign and has arrested Turkish vacationers visiting the nation.
Regarding Libya, Çavuşoğlu denied fast resignation allegations of Libya’s Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj however says he may depart his put up within the coming 12 months for unity.
Sarraj introduced late Wednesday his intention to step down by the top of October in a speech delivered on state tv.
“I declare my honest need to hand over my duties to the following govt authority no later than the top of October,” he stated.
Çavuşoğlu added that conferences between Turkish and Russian delegations proceed to discover a political answer within the war-torn nation.
“I can say that we had a productive assembly right now. Our intention is a cease-fire in Libya. I can’t inform something in regards to the developments on the bottom,” he stated.