UK Sides With Cyprus, Deplores New Turkish Drilling in Eastern Mediterranean

High-ranking officials of the United Kingdom condemned on Tuesday Turkey’s new provocative actions around and inside the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus.

Asked to comment on the Turkish activity around the island by the state-run Cyprus News Agency on Tuesday, the British High Commission in Nicosia said that the UK deplores Turkish drilling in the waters around Cyprus, and continues to call for de-escalation.

A spokesperson for the High Commission, which is the equivalent of an Embassy of Britain to the countries which are members of the Commonwealth, said that...


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UK Sides With Cyprus, Deplores New Turkish Drilling in Eastern Mediterranean


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