US State Department: We recognize Cyprus’ right to develop its resources in its EEZ

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The US recognizes the Republic of Cyprus` right to develop its resources in its EEZ, the State Department has said.

A spokesperson for the State Department said “the U.S. policy on Cyprus’s EEZ is longstanding – We recognize the Republic of Cyprus’s right to develop its resources in its Exclusive Economic Zone”.

It added that it continues “to believe the island’s oil and gas resources, like all of its resources, should be equitably shared between both communities in the context of an overall settlement”. At the same time, it said “we continue to discourage actions that increase...


US State Department: We recognize Cyprus’ right to develop its resources in its EEZ


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