Turkey rejects claims it is drilling illegally for gas off Cyprus
Thursday, 11 July 2019 () Ankara hits back at Greek and EU officials and vows to press ahead with offshore operations Turkey has hit back at Greek and EU officials, denying claims it is acting illegally by drilling for gas in waters off Cyprus. The country’s foreign ministry criticised EU condemnation of its efforts to tap...
Turkey and the internationally recognized government of Cyprus have overlapping claims in that part of the Mediterranean, an area thought to be rich in natural... Jerusalem Post Also reported by •Seattle Times •Reuters India
The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus and... Reuters Also reported by •Reuters India •WorldNews •Seattle Times