Turkey Threatens Cyprus over Hydrocarbon Exploration Bid

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Turkey on Thursday threatened Cyprus after Nicosia invited international energy companies to bid on a license to explore Block 7 in the island’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) .

“We are concerned that the Greek Cypriot administration has decided to invite international companies to the unilaterally delimited so-called license area by ignoring Turkish Cypriots’ rights,” a statement by Turkey’s Foreign Ministry says.

Turkey insists that in order to issue such a license, Cyprus has to ask permission from the Turkish Cypriot side.

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Turkey Threatens Cyprus over Hydrocarbon Exploration Bid


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