Turkey Slams Southern EU Nations on Drilling Bid off Cyprus

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Saturday criticized southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights.

The Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement that a declaration issued by the leaders of France, Italy, Greece, Portugal, Spain and Malta shows the EU cannot be a “neutral and trusted actor” to resolve the dispute over divided Cyprus.

The ministry statement called on EU states to acknowledge Turkish Cypriots’...


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Turkey Slams Southern EU Nations on Drilling Bid off Cyprus


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