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EU leaders to support Cyprus over EEZ rights

EU leaders to support Cyprus over EEZ rights

Published by: eKathimerinihttp://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite1_1_23/10/2014_544010 European Union leaders are expected to express “serious concern” on Friday at Turkey’s breach of Cyprus’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) as it emerged on Thursday that a third Turkish warship is now sailing in the waters south of the island. Draft conclusions of the EU summit in Brussels made available to the

Cyprus will veto the opening of any new chapter in Turkey’s EU path

Published by: Cyprus Mailhttp://cyprus-mail.com/2014/10/21/national-council-to-take-steps-that-will-cost-turkey-politically-and-diplomatically/ The National Council on Tuesday issued a joint communiqué condemning Turkey’s encroachment of the island’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) by the seismic vessel Barbaros and two support vessels, and announcing a list of steps it would be taking to counter the move. Government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said after the meeting that

‘New chapters won’t be opened before Cyprus issue solved’

 Source: TodaysZaman http://www.todayszaman.com//diplomacy_new-chapters-wont-be-opened-before-cyprus-issue-solved_362045.html A member of the German Bundestag, from the ruling party, has said that his country is not willing to help with the unblocking of two key chapters in the negotiations for Turkey’s bid to become a member of the European Union. Matern von Marschall, who is a member of the Committee on

Van Rompuy calls on Turkey to show restraint

http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/10/10/van-rompuy-calls-on-turkey-to-show-restraint/ “OUTGOING European Council President Herman Van Rompuy yesterday waded into the dispute between Cyprus and Turkey regarding the latter’s stated intention to carry out seismic studies and send a drilling rig in licenced offshore blocks in Cyprus’ southern exclusive economic zone (EEZ)……….”

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…………”

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