Turkey Tells Greece, EU, Drilling Off Cyprus Not Unlawful

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Sticking to a hard line of defiance, Turkey dismissed calls from Greece’s new government and the European Union to back off drilling for energy off Cyprus’ coast, claiming some of the same waters in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) as the legitimate government.

Turkey has occupied the northern third of the island since an unlawful 1974 invasion and insists it has rights to parts of the EEZ where Cyprus has licensed foreign companies, including the US’ ExxonMobil, to hunt for oil and gas.

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said the EU’s stance...


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Turkey Tells Greece, EU, Drilling Off Cyprus Not Unlawful


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