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Senator Bob Menendez speaks on the Senate Floor about Turkey’s incursion in Cyprus EEZ

Senator Bob Menendez speaks on the Senate Floor about Turkey’s incursion in Cyprus EEZ

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, delivered the following remarks on Tuesday, expressing grave concern over the Republic of Turkey’s incursion into Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ):https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvH2nKVTCjY “This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Turkish invasion. We hoped that it would have brought a fair

UBP MP Ersan Saner:”No one should expect for the ship to withdraw”

During the discussions of the Foreign Ministry Budgetary discussions in parliament, UBP MP Ersan Saner, who took the stand, touched on the issue of the hydrocarbon exploration and said “no one should expect the ship to withdraw”. KP Daily News – Funda Gumush During the discussions of the Foreign Ministry Budgetary discussions in parliament, UBP

Erdogan says Barbaros to stay in Cyprus EEZ until energy deal is reached

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday pledged to protect the rights of Turkish Cypriots to have a share of the gains from any hydrocarbon discoveries made inside Cyprus’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) as he announced plans to set up a drilling platform off the island’s coast. Speaking during an event in Ankara marking the


    THE MAGIC FORMULA TO SOLVE THE CYPRUS ENERGY CRISIS Yahya Bostan 11 December 2014, Thursday The struggle of Mediterranean countries for natural gas reserves off the coast of Cyprus is becoming a new era of crisis. Greek Cyprus infuriated the Turkish government when it started natural gas exploration activities off the coast of

UK ‘active in defusing Cyprus tensions’ #UKinCyprus

Published by:http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/12/10/uk-active-in-defusing-cyprus-tensions/ Britain has been active diplomatically behind the scenes with the aim of easing tensions in Cyprus over Turkey’s violations of the island’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) after it sent in its seismic survey vessel Barbaros. In a Foreign Office letter addressed to the President of the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK

Greek Cypriots & Turkish Cypriots urging Turkey to withdraw from Cyprus EEZ

Published by:http://www.parikiaki.com/2014/12/greek-cypriots-and-turkish-cypriots-urging-turkey-to-withdraw-from-cyprus-eez/ Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots are calling upon Ankara to withdraw immediately from the Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone and for both leaders to return to the negotiating table for an urgent solution to the Cyprus problem. The remarks were made during a press conference today by the Bicommunal Peace Initiative – United Cyprus

#MevlutCavusoglu hopeful on Cyprus solution but says Barbaros staying put

Published by:http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite1_1_04/12/2014_545155 Turkey will not back down from its position that Cyprus will have to stop exploring for hydrocarbons in its exclusive economic zone for the Turkish research vessel Barbaros to depart the area, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said ahead of talks between Greek and Turkish officials starting in Athens on Friday.Speaking to Kathimerini before

View: Putin’s remarks came in from the cold

  Published by:http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/12/04/38477/ THE OFFICIAL visit of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, accompanied by a host of ministers and officials, to Turkey last Monday did not receive very much coverage in the Cyprus media. Some newspapers did not deem it newsworthy enough to carry even a brief report about it. Nor did

#Turkish PM #Davutoğlu to visit #Greece amid oil, gas tensions in Cyprus

Published by:http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-pm-to-visit-greece-amid-oil-gas-tensions-in-cyprus.aspx?pageID=238&nID=75186&NewsCatID=510 Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu will visit Greece for two days beginning Dec. 3 amid tensions over energy deposits in the eastern Mediterranean. The two-day talks between Turkey and Greece are part of confidence-building measures launched in 2010 to improve relations between the Aegean neighbours. So far, the talks have resulted in the