Cyprus president calls for end to Turkish gunboat diplomacy
"If Turkey does not change its gunboat diplomacy and stop playing the part of regional police officer there will be consequences which, for sure, will not be good neither for the whole region nor the Turkish people and foremost, the Turkish Cypriots," he said.
• Fri, Dec 23, 2011
President Christofias has called on Turkey to abandon its "gunboat diplomacy" and instead adopt a policy of conciliation and compromise.
The President made the remarks during visits to National Guard and Hellenic Forces of Cyprus camps to wish the soldiers and the officers for Christmas and the New Year.
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