Cyprus rejects Ankara’s EEZ claims

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Cyprus rejects Ankara’s EEZ claims
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Cyprus said it was well within its rights to carry out exploration in a particular offshore area, rejecting Turkish claims as unfounded and beyond any reasonable geographical limits.

The Republic was responding to Turkish allegations included in a letter to the UN in April.

In a May 4 letter, circulated as a UN Security Council document, the island’s permanent representative, Kornilios Korniliou, rejected Ankara’s claims concerning block 6, stressing that exploration licensed by the Republic was without a doubt inside its exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

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Cyprus rejects Ankara’s EEZ claims

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