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Turkey blasts 'arrogant' Macron amid Eastern Med crisis talks

2020-09-11 09:34:46       source:The Aljazeera

September 10, 2020

Turkey has condemned Emmanuel Macron over "arrogant" remarks made with "colonial reflexes" after the French president intervened in a brewing crisis between Ankara and Athens over Eastern Mediterranean exploration rights.

In a statement on Thursday, the Turkish foreign ministry said Macron endangers EU interests with his "individual and nationalistic stance".

Macron seeks "to give lessons by speaking pedantically with his old colonial reflexes", the statement added.

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