Turkey sends frigate to monitor drilling off Cyprus

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Turkey sent a frigate on Thursday to monitor the Greek Cypriot ship which is drilling for oil and gas off the island, Turkish military said.

The Greek Cypriot “West Capella” ship has been evaluated as being capable of drilling activities, the military said in a statement.

The “West Capella” drilling vessel, contracted by France’s Total and Italy’s ENI, moved into position to start exploring for gas off Greek Cyprus on Wednesday, Greek Cyprus’s Energy Ministry said in a statement.

The “Onesiphoros West 1” well is estimated to be...


Turkey sends frigate to monitor drilling off Cyprus


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