US considers Yavuz activities unlawful, urges Turkey to remove drillship

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The United States considers the activities of Turkish drillship Yavuz off the north-eastern coast of Cyprus as unlawful, and urges Turkish authorities to cease them immediately and remove the drillship from the Republic of Cyprus’ territorial sea.

Responding to a question by the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), a State Department spokesperson noted that “only the Republic of Cyprus, acting through its government, can consent to activities such as drilling within its territorial sea.”

“The United States is concerned about the activities of the drillship Yavuz, which is...


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US considers Yavuz activities unlawful, urges Turkey to remove drillship


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