As Cyprus’ President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras were expected to bring up the issue of Turkey’s intervention in the island’s exclusive economic zone in the context of the EU Heads of State Informal Meeting in Brussels on Friday, Italian energy major ENI was reportedly pulling away temporarily from Block 3, off the coast of Cyprus, following a “near collision” of the Saipem drillship with a Turkish warship.

ENI’s Saipem 12000 was reportedly forced to change cour...


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