Russia Says Won’t Recognize Turkish-Occupied Cyprus Territory

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MOSCOW – With Cypriots already jittery there could be a conflict with Turkey over drilling for energy offshore, a report that Russia would recognize the Turkish-occupied northern third of the island has been denied by the Russian Foreign Ministry.

The ministry’s spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said there’s no truth to stories floated in the media that her country would be the first, apart from Turkey, to officially recognize the territory seized by Turkey in an unlawful 1974 invasion.

Some stories that would be a quid pro quo for Turkey recognizing...


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Russia Says Won’t Recognize Turkish-Occupied Cyprus Territory


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