Turkey Renews Claim to Cypriot Waters for Military Exercises

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High-level talks between Greece and Cyprus took place on Tuesday as Turkey renewed its claim to a section of Cypriot waters for military exercises, stymieing energy exploration in the island’s Exclusive Economic Zone ( EEZ ).

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades spoke on the phone ahead of an expected emergency meeting of Cypriot ministers later on Tuesday.

A Navtex maritime communication from Turkey has claimed part of the EEZ’s Block 3 area for military exercises, effectively...


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Turkey Renews Claim to Cypriot Waters for Military Exercises


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