Diplomatic sources, commenting on Turkey's calls for Athens to demilitarise its islands, have stressed that the accusations against Greece exceed all limits of reason and do not convince the international community.
"The recent reports of Turkish officials about the demilitarisation of Greek islands are a repetition of the Turkish demands which Greece has repeatedly rejected in their entirety with a series of substantiated arguments, which are also contained in the relevant letters sent to the UN Secretary General," the diplomatic sources said on Thursday.
And they added: "Equally rejected in their entirety are the alleged accusations of 'Greek provocative actions', which are launched by a country that systematically openly uses the threat of war, questions the sovereignty and sovereign rights of Greece, signs non-existent and illegal memoranda ignoring International Law and the Law of the Sea and daily violates the national airspace and Greek territorial waters."
"These accusations exceed all limits of reason and do not convince the international community," the sources concluded.
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