The countries of the eastern Mediterranean are on course for some choppy waters. Following Turkey’s announcement on May 6, that its ships would continue to explore for oil and gas in an area of the sea that Cyprus considers to be part of its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
The move was denounced by the Cypriot Foreign Ministry on Saturday, calling Turkey’s bid to drill for natural gas in waters where the island nation has exclusive economic rights “a flagrant violation” of its sovereignty under international law.
Egypt warned against the intentions of Turkey to begin drilling activities in a maritime area …read more
Source: Daily News Egypt