Turkey Frigate, U.S. Aircraft Carrier Sail by Cyprus Drilling Site

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Turkey has sent a frigate to monitor the West Capella ship that is thought to have started drilling activities to search for oil and gas off Cyprus, the Turkish military said in a statement on Thursday.

The Turkish Armed Forces is watching the ship, and the frigate TCG Gökçeada (formerly USS Mahlon S. Tisdale) has been entrusted with the mission of observing the Greek Cypriot West Capella frigate, the Turkish statement says.

According to a report in the electronic version of the Greek daily To Vima, the US aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush is sailing near the drilling area.

By midday...


Turkey Frigate, U.S. Aircraft Carrier Sail by Cyprus Drilling Site


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