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Turkey demands apology from France for warship incident amid heated dispute over Libya embargo violations

11 monthes ago   |   By RT

Ankara has called on France to apologize for an alleged naval altercation in the Mediterranean, claiming that Paris has falsely accused Turkey of preventing an inspection of a freighter destined for Libya.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu made the demand on Thursday, stressing that France's characterization of the June event was "not true."
"France should apologize to us," he said at a press conference with his German counterpart, Heiko Maas.
France claimed last month that its navy had a confrontation with three Turkish warships escorting a freighter suspected of violating the UN...
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Turkey wants French apology over Mediterranean warships incident

Turkey wants French apology over Mediterranean warships incident

11 monthes ago   |   By National Post

BERLIN - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday Turkey expects France to apologize after an incident between Turkish and French warships in the Mediterranean prompted Paris to request a NATO investigation that was inconclusive.
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