Greece Slams Turkish Violations in Cypriot Waters

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Greece Slams Turkish Violations in Cypriot Waters
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Greece’s foreign ministry on Monday condemned Turkey’s violation of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) after Turkish warships harassed an Italian-interest rig digging for hydrocarbon in the Eastern Aegean.

“We urge Turkey to refrain from further unlawful activities and comply with its commitments as they emanate from international law,” the foreign ministry said in a statement.

Last week, six Turkish warships prevented a rig belonging to Italian company ENI from drilling in Block 3 of Cyprus ‘ EEZ. The captain of the Saipem 12000 is...


Greece Slams Turkish Violations in Cypriot Waters


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