Eni will not drill off Cyprus if warships in the area

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Italian energy firm Eni said Thursday it would not drill off Cyprus if a row with Turkey over natural gas deposits saw either side send warships.

“I am not worried… (but) if someone turns up with warships, I won’t drill wells,” Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi was quoted as saying by AFP news agency.

“I certainly don’t want to start wars for wells,” he told journalists on the sidelines of an Eni event in Rome.

The comments came as a Turkish drillship, the Yavuz, is currently inside block 7 of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone, which Ankara...


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