ATHENS – The European Union and the United States expressed their concerns with Turkey's intention to drill within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), a move that could escalate tensions in the energy-rich Eastern Mediterranean region.

European Parliament head Antonio Tajani said on 6 May the EU is “greatly concerned” by Turkey’s plans to drill offshore within Cyprus’ EEZ. “I call on the Turkish authorities to show restraint and act in accordance with international law by ceasing illegal o...


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