EU signals sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling

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The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well as freeze funding for Turkey next year, over “illegal” drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters.

The joint EU decision, which may still be changed, will be discussed among national envoys in Brussels on Thursday with the aim of adopting it when the bloc’s foreign ministers meet on Monday. 

“In light of Turkey’s continued and new illegal drilling activities, the (EU)...


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EU signals sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling


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