Cyprus President meets ExxonMobil executives to discuss drilling plans in Block 10


President Nicos Anastasiades has met with ExxonMobil executives to discuss the company’s drilling plans in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the sea area designated as Block 10.

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His meeting in New York was with an Exxon delegation headed by Senior Vice President Mike Cousins, according to a Presidency announcement late on Friday.

They also discussed developments in the Eastern Mediterranean as well as further actions on the part of the government of Cyprus regarding the unhampered implementation of its energy designs in Cyprus’ EEZ, the announcement added.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides, Minister of Energy, Trade and Industry Natasa Pileidou, Government Spokesman Marios Pelekanos and other officials were also present at the meeting.