U.S. Backs Cyprus on Drilling Rights

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U.S. Backs Cyprus on Drilling Rights
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The U.S. has backed  Cyprus ‘ right to drill for gas and oil within its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

Replying to a question about recent Turkish provocations, a spokesman for the U.S. State Department reiterated that Washington’s policy on Cyprus’ EEZ “is longstanding and has not changed”.

“The United States recognizes the right of the Republic of Cyprus to develop its resources in its Exclusive Economic Zone,” the spokesman said and added:

“We continue to believe the island’s oil and gas resources, like all of its...

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U.S. Backs Cyprus on Drilling Rights

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