El País, the left-wing Spanish newspaper, said that the EU “The harsh expressions of France, Greece and (southern) Cyprus (Greek Cypriot administration) in the final report of the Southern Europe Summit (MED7) in Corsica (EU) softened at the initiative of Spain and Italy.
French President Emmanuel Macron is meeting on the island of Corsica in southern Cyprus to discuss Turkey, including Greece, Italy, Spain and the Mediterranean. The meeting was discussed in Turkey and tensions flared at the Eastern Mediterranean Forum of the Association of Southeast European Nations.
“You dialogue Assembly with Turkey”
According to Spanish sources, Macron’s joint declaration against Turkey wants to be tough, with 4 countries opposing it.
According to the news website El País, instead of using sanctions, the southern European countries wanted to dialogue with Turkey.
Spain and Italy believe that sending harsh messages will make things worse, while the attitudes between leaders are completely different.
See Italy and Spain
The report pressured Greece and Cyprus to send strong messages against Ankara, but Spain and Italy were more cautious.
Macron looks for voltage
Italy and Spain said that my position was close to that of Germany and that these countries had reached an agreement with Turkey. The maintenance of tensions against the negotiating position against Turkey by Italy, Spain and Germany Macro wants to send a tough message.
On the other hand, Spanish sources said before the summit that “this issue will be resolved through negotiations, not through the use of sanctions or force.”
We need to reduce stress
“Greece (South) Cyprus (Greek Cypriot administration) has a position. We need to lower our blood pressure. There is room for a real dialogue between the EU and Turkey. We need to focus on the road. “