Turkey ups the ante with Cyprus over gas fields

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Turkey ups the ante with Cyprus over gas fields
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Turkey upped the ante with Cyprus on Thursday, reiterating its warning that it will not accept “unilateral” actions by Nicosia with regard to gas exploration and exploitation off the island’s southern coast.

Ankara says that any deal signed by Nicosia regarding the exploration for gas reserves in plots south of the island constitutes a unilateral act.

“From now on we have to show that we will not accept unilateral acts,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said.

His comments follow the announcement by Turkish Energy Minister Berat Albayrak...


Turkey ups the  ante with Cyprus over gas fields


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