Mocking EU Sanctions, Turkey Will Send More Drill Ships Off Cyprus

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Dismissing mild European Union sanctions over drilling for energy by two of its ships off Cyprus as “useless,” Turkey plans to send two more, also ignoring demands from the United States to back off the island’s sovereign waters.

After repeatedly pleading, urging and demanding that Turkey stop drilling, the EU said it would break off some low-level talks but steered clear of tougher measures, apparently trying to avoid a head-on confrontation with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

EU foreign ministers approved the first penalties that were far less...


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Mocking EU Sanctions, Turkey Will Send More Drill Ships Off Cyprus


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