Turkey to drill for gas off Cyprus, Cavusoglu says

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Turkey to drill for gas off Cyprus, Cavusoglu says
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Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said Ankara was preparing to drill for hydrocarbons around Cyprus after procuring its own drillship.

Speaking in Antalya, Cavusoglu said Turkey would not make any concessions in the negotiations for the island’s reunification and would protect the rights of Turkish Cypriots until the end.

“We are also starting to drill around Cyprus now,” he said. “You know that in the past we prevented some drillings, including (one) by the Italians. But we will also drill in these areas.”

The drillship, dubbed Fatih (‘Conqueror’ in...


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Turkey to drill for gas off Cyprus, Cavusoglu says


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