US Wants Turkey to Stop Drilling Off Cyprus, Tension Grows

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NICOSIA – The United States has repeated its insistence that Turkey stop drilling for oil and gas in Cypriot sovereign waters as Turkey Turkey blocked a request from the legitimate government of the island to take part in the global Conference on Disarmament in Geneva.

The issue has been complicated by US President Donald Trump’s friendship with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was praised by the American Commander-in-Chief as a “hell of a leader,” who has yawned over demands to stop his ships from hunting for energy.

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US Wants Turkey to Stop Drilling Off Cyprus, Tension Grows


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