Block 6 and the clash of law and equity at sea


By Alper Ali Riza

President Anastasiades gets very irate every time the UN’s man in Cyprus makes a statement about an impending crisis in the summer. The Turkish ambassador to the UN wrote to the secretary-general in April 2017 warning that Turkey would not allow foreign companies to conduct drilling on part of her continental shelf that Cyprus claims is part of her exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Naturally the UN peace broker is exercised by Turkey’s warning but Mr Eide needs to be a little careful as, unwittingly, he may be talking up a crisis instead of diffusing it.

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