The Russian foreign Ministry: Turkey is behaving dishonestly, acting to please Imperial ambitions

The Russian foreign Ministry: Turkey is behaving dishonestly, acting to please Imperial ambitions


MOSCOW, February 25. Questioning the agreements on Syria reached during the negotiation process, Turkey is behaving dishonourably and act in favor of the Imperial ambitions of certain representatives of the leadership of this country. This opinion was expressed on Thursday at a briefing Director of the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

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“Recently, the Turkish leadership makes a lot of strange statements are strange not only in Russia, but in respect generally of his feelings or his Outlook on a number of global processes,” she said in connection with the statement of the Prime Minister of Turkey that Ankara is not part of the truce in Syria.

The official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry referred to the opinion of many experts, is seen in these illogical and weird-looking statements are signs that the Turkish leadership “emerged, revived or woke up some Imperial ambitions, or even nostalgia for the days of the Ottoman Empire”.

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Zakharova recalled that many European States were far from the best memories about the times of the Ottoman Empire, and encouraged to draw the right lessons from the past. Otherwise, in its opinion, it “will lead to the collapse, including regional, if it’s the concept that really preaches the Turkish leadership”.

“In this case, you should concentrate there and on negotiated agreements that allow you to move forward from the point of view of a regional crisis, – continued the diplomat. And, of course, with all due respect to the individual viewpoint of a country, with all due respect to the fact that each country has its own ideas about foreign policy and international relations.”

“But there is a joint agreement, and Turkey was part of these joint agreements, – said Zakharov. – So when the door closes and all go out, while Turkey speaks of his dissenting opinion, it is dishonest behavior. Not just dishonest, it becomes dangerous because now everyone is focusing on the issue, and we stand at the threshold of his present decision. Very scared to lose this trend just because of some ambitions of certain representatives of the Turkish leadership”.

About the position of Turkey within the framework of the International support group Syria

Zakharov stressed that the decision on the ceasefire in Syria were adopted, including, with respect and regard the Turkish position in the International support group Syria (MGPS).

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“I just want to remind the Turkish side that the decisions that were made were accepted, including, with respect and regard the Turkish position in International groups support Syria,” she said.

“Completely dishonest at first in the General discussions, when they involve representatives of all countries to subscribe to a shared document, then to get out of the room and say that I reserve the right, she said. – About all the rights I had to say at the table of negotiations.”

“It seems to me that lately the Turkish leadership on too many takes,” said Zakharova in this regard.

“If something agreed, it must be carried. We know how are called people who do not hold the word”, – concluded the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry.

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