Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Egyptian President met on the island of Crete on October 10, for talks aimed at boosting regional cooperation, including the extraction and export of energy resources from the East Mediterranean.

Tsipras and Anastasiades backed Cyprus’s efforts to exploit offshore gas deposits, despite strong objection from Turkey. “We have clearly expressed our support for Cyprus in its efforts to capitalize on the sovereign rights...

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