The Left in the European Parliament in cooperation with the Unified European Left in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe urge Turkey to immediately stop unlawful unilateral actions in the Eastern Mediterranean.

In a statement, the groups jointly call for the dispute on the economic maritime zones tobe resolved by negotiations, based on the Law of the Sea, and if these fail, then through the International Court of Justice in The Hague.

GUE/NGL and UEL PACE statement conclude by calling on all progressive forces to actively engage on the issue “to prevent nationalistic and right wing populist discourses from dominating the debate”.

You can read the statement here.

Statement on Eastern Med 10.2020