Southern EU Leaders Warn Turkey over Drilling Bid off Cyprus

NICOSIA (AP) — The European Union should “consider appropriate action” against Turkey if it doesn’t stop an “illegal” gas drilling bid in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights, the leaders of southern EU states said Friday.

In a joint declaration issued at the end of their meeting in the Maltese capital, the leaders of France, Italy, Greece, Portugal, Spain and Malta expressed their full support for Cyprus’ sovereign rights to exploit its national resources and repeated their condemnation of...


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Southern EU Leaders Warn Turkey over Drilling Bid off Cyprus


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