Tag: illegal drilling

Turkish Yavuz drillship

Turkey to begin illegal drilling in Cypriot waters on Saturday

According to the Ankara-based Navigational TeleX (NAVTEX), illegal Turkish drilling in Cypriot waters is expected to begin on July 18 and will continue until August 18. NAVTEX in detail: NAVTEX 0950/20 TURNHOS…

Fuat Oktay

We will send in the army if need be: Turkish Vice President

Turkey continues to provoke its illegal drilling activities in Cyprus’ territorial waters, threatening with ‘sending in the army’ if necessary. The warning came from Turkish Vice President, Fuat Oktay who reiterated that…

Heiko Maas and Nikos Dendias

Germany praises Greece, criticises Turkey

Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas praised the action of the new Greek government on migration and its undertaking of reforming the economy whilst at the same time criticising Turkey for its provocative…

Anastasiades

Greece and Cyprus agree on common approach to Turkey

Greece and Cyprus agreed on a common response to Turkey’s foreign policy approach on issues such as the occupation of the island and illegal drilling among others, following a meeting on Tuesday…

Orc Reis, Turkey

Turkey eyes Kastellorizo for oil drilling despite EU warning

Turkey prepares another provocative move in the Aegean, this time oil drilling in Greek territorial waters, south of the island of Kastellorizo despite warnings from the European Union of sanction over its drilling…

EU goes to ‘war’ with Turkey 6

EU goes to ‘war’ with Turkey

  The European Union’s Commissioner for Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn said on Tuesday during a press conference that member states are calling for appropriate measures against Turkey because of the continuing illegal…

EU warns Turkey over illegal drilling in Cyprus territory 8

EU warns Turkey over illegal drilling in Cyprus territory

The European Union Foreign Affairs High Representative, Federica Mogherini warned Turkey on Monday about its illegal drilling in member Cyprus Republic’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Mogherini issued the warning during a press…

Greek President blasts Turkey for illegal oil drilling 10

Greek President blasts Turkey for illegal oil drilling

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopios Pavlopoulos condemned in the strongest possible terms Turkey’s stance toward Cyprus during his meeting with Nick Larigakis, President from the American-Hellenic Institute and his delegation…

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