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France reiterates support to Cyprus right to explore natural resources

France reiterates support to Cyprus right to explore natural resources

France has a clear position on the right of the Republic of Cyprus to explore and exploit its natural resources, which it recognises, a French Foreign Ministry spokesperson has said.Replying to questions about drilling by ENI-KOGAS in Cyprus` exclusive economic zone and Turkey`s threats to intervene illegally in the EEZ, the spokesperson said once the

US recognizes Cyprus rights in its EEZ

http://www.financialmirror.com/news-details.php?nid=33287#.VDY7K-gpRnU.twitter “The US recognizes Cyprus rights as regards its Exclusive Economic Zone, US State Department Spokesperson Jennifer Psaki has stressed. “We recognize the Republic of Cyprus’s rights about its resources in its Exclusive Economic Zone. We continue to support strongly the negotiation process conducted under the UN Good Offices to reunify the island into a

#EspenBarthEide sympathy for #Cyprus claiming its EEZ but also issued a stark warning

http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/10/10/eide-i-sympathise-but/ “UN SPECIAL Adviser Espen Barth Eide yesterday expressed sympathy over the trials and tribulations of coastal states claiming their exclusive economic zones (EEZ) but issued a stark warning not to expect the international community to do anything about it. In an interview with public broadcaster CyBC, Eide discussed the situation which arose after Turkey

EU:Respect sovereignty of Member States over their territorial sea #Turkey

http://famagusta-gazette.com/eu-report-tells-turkey-to-respect-sovereignty-of-cyprus-in-eez-p25985-69.htm “The EU has once more stressed the need to respect the sovereignty of Member States over their territorial sea, in the European Commission`s progress report on Turkey 2014, in which it is also underlined that Turkey is expected support with constructive statements and concrete action the solution of the Cyprus problem…………”

UN calls for Cyprus-Turkey tensions to ease

http://incyprus.philenews.com/en-gb/local-news/4422/41463/un-calls-for-cyprus-turkey-tensions-to-ease “UN envoy Espen Barth Eide on Wednesday called on Cyprus and Turkey to ease tensions over the divided island’s search for energy as it could curse the peace process.Cyprus on Tuesday suspended its participation in UN-led peace negotiations in protest over Turkish moves to undermine its right to exploit gas and oil reserves……….”

UK expresses regret over Turkey’s announcement for exploration activities in Cyprus’ EEZ

http://famagusta-gazette.com/uk-expresses-regret-over-turkeys-announcement-for-exploration-activities-i-p25943-69.htm “The British Foreign Office has expressed regret over recent incidents that have risked raising tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean, as Turkey`s announcement of exploration activities in the Republic of Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), reiterating at the same time that London recognises Cyprus sovereign rights over its EEZ………..”

If G/c continue search without fair sharing with T/c,Turkey to send platform to EEZ

http://www.mfa.gov.tr/no_-311_-04-october-2014_-press-release-regarding-drilling-activity-of-the-greek-cypriots.en.mfa “Turkey follows with concern the Greek Cypriot Administration’s (GCA) continuing unilateral research activities of hydrocarbon resources in its so called Exclusive Economic Zone without taking into account the Turkish Cypriots’ detailed and concrete cooperation proposals for a fair sharing. Turkey supports the remarks made in the press release issued on 3 October 2014 by