Defiant Turkey Reserves Cypriot Waters for Energy Drilling

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Unstoppable, Turkey has issued another navigational telex (NAVTEX) reserving areas within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) for the Barbaros seismic vessel to continue hunting for gas and energy, defying the European Union, Greece and the United States.

The EU put soft sanctions on Turkey for operating in Cyprus’ sovereign waters but was ignored, as were US demands to back off and from Greece calling on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to stop provocations.

Ankara reserved an area spanning blocks 2, 9 and 13 of Cyprus’ EEZ which it claims...


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Defiant Turkey Reserves Cypriot Waters for Energy Drilling


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