Ignoring Complaints, Turkey Plans Energy Drilling Off Cyprus

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Going full speed ahead, Turkey will go ahead with drilling for oil and gas in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ,) claiming it has rights under international laws of the sea it otherwise doesn’t recognize.

Tensions have soared since Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who also doesn’t recognize Cyprus – a member of the European Union he wants to join and as he bars its ships and planes – sent two energy research vessels into the area, guarded by a warship.

The European Union and the United States have backed Cyprus’ rights to...


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Ignoring Complaints, Turkey Plans Energy Drilling Off Cyprus


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