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Turkish drill ship violates our rights: Cyprus

Cyprus on Friday said Turkey’s action in sending a drill ship to an area Nicosia has licensed for offshore hydrocarbons exploration was a ‘severe escalation’ of what it called Ankara’s violations of the island’s sovereign rights. Turkey has sent an oil and gas drilling ship to waters off southern Cyprus where Greek Cypriot authorities have… Continua a leggere

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Cyprus drilling: EU signals sanctions on Turkey

The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well as freeze funding for Turkey next year, over “illegal” drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters. The joint EU decision, which may still be changed, will be… Continua a leggere

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Turkey launches new drillship that will drill for gas off neighboring Cyprus’ east coast despite EU warnings

Turkey has launched a second drillship that will drill for gas off neighboring Cyprus’ east coast despite European Union warnings to refrain from such illegal actions or face sanctions. Turkey’s energy minister boarded the 230-meter (750-foot) vessel, the Yavuz, which can drill to an estimated depth of up to 12,000 meters (40,000 feet), in a… Continua a leggere

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