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Turkey slams EU claim that drilling off Cyprus is illegitimate

France 24 Wednesday, 10 July 2019 ()
Turkey said on Wednesday it rejected Greek and European Union assertions that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus was illegitimate, saying they showed the EU could not be an impartial mediator on the Cyprus problem.
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The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey&apos;s &quot;illegal&quot; drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus and stands ready to ramp up sanctions further, a draft statement seen by Reuters shows. Francis Maguire reports.

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