Turkey demands an apology from France after the incident of Turkish and French ships on the Mediterranean, after which Paris requested NATO’s inquest.
The relations of NATO members have worsened as a result of the Libyan conflict in which Turkey supports the internationally recognized government and blames Paris for supporting General Khalifa Haftar.
France refutes the support and blames Turkey for its aggressive behavior.
“France has to apologize to Turkey. France is supporting the wrong side in Libya,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said.
Earlier, French Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas had called for constructive dialogue to settle the differences between Turkey and France, after which he declared that he doesn’t rule out imposition of sanctions on Turkey.