Cyprus appeals to The Hague to protect its sovereign rights against Turkish aggression, says President
Cyprus has petitioned the International Court of Justice in The Hague to protect its maritime rights from Turkish acts of aggression.
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades was quoted by Cyprus News Agency as saying that the appeal to the International Court of Justice in The Hague aims at protecting the sovereign rights of the Republic, noting that it was possible that difficulties would arise.
Cyprus' appeal to The Hague is aimed at “the protection of our sovereign rights,” the president added.
“We have said that we will use every legitimate and legal weapon, every international forum, every international organisation, in order to defend the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus, and the appeal to the Court in The Hague has this purpose,” he said, adding that “difficulties may arise.