Turkey Steps Up Drilling Activities Around Cyprus

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Turkey Steps Up Drilling Activities Around Cyprus
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NICOSIA — Turkey’s vice president said Saturday that his country is dispatching a survey vessel to join two drillships and another research boat to search for hydrocarbons off ethnically divided Cyprus.

Turkey will “never submit” to sanctions imposed by the European Union over its drilling in those waters and won’t hesitate to defend its energy rights and the rights of Turkish Cypriots, Vice President Fuat Oktay said.

The EU has said Turkey is breaching international law by drilling in waters where member nation Cyprus has...


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Turkey Steps Up Drilling Activities Around Cyprus


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