Showing posts with label Cypriot EEZ. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cypriot EEZ. Show all posts

Friday, September 11, 2020

"Turkey is not a partner in the eastern Mediterranean": Macron

"Turkey is not a partner in the eastern Mediterranean": Macron
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, that European countries will try to work to reach a unified policy on Turkey, pointing to the need to take a strict approach against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in light of the escalating tensions in the eastern Mediterranean.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Chypriotes-turcs prometent de bloquer tout forage gazier au large de l'île

Chypriotes-turcs prometent de bloquer tout forage gazier au large de l'île
Après le blocage d'un navire de forage italien par la marine turque au large de Chypre, les dirigeants de Chypre-Nord, partie de l'île occupée par la Turquie, ont averti qu'ils s'opposeraient à toute exploration offshore de gaz s'ils continuent à être exclus du processus.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Turkey says US 6th fleet has not yet arrived off Cyprus

US 6th fleet has not yet arrived off Cyprus
Turkish Presidential Spokesman İbrahim Kalın has stated that the United States’ 6th fleet has not yet arrived off the island of Cyprus, after the Cyprus claimed that the U.S. navy will be in the eastern Mediterranean for the protection of Exxon’s drilling vessel from a potential Turkish intervention.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Saipem 12000: "Volevano speronarla", nave Eni fa dietrofront

Saipem 12000:
La nave Saipem 12000 è partita dall'area dove era rimasta ferma due settimane a circa 30 miglia dall'area di ricerca petrolifera al largo di Cipro ed è in viaggio in direzione del Marocco, per occuparsi di attività offshore nel paese. Lo riferiscono fonti vicine al gruppo energetico.

Threat of a collision: Turkish military stops Eni drilling offshore Cyprus

Turkish military stops Eni drilling offshore Cyprus
Five vessels from the Turkish military have stopped a drillship commissioned by an Italian company to drill in the waters offshore Cyprus, an official said.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Egypt warns against attempt to breach its sovereignty in economic zone

maritime border demarcation agreement between Egypt and Cyprus
Egypt warned Wednesday against any attempts that breach its sovereignty in the eastern Mediterranean's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), after Turkey denied a 2003 maritime border demarcation agreement between Egypt and Cyprus.

Thursday, July 13, 2017


cyprus EEZ
Turkey has sent two ships and a submarine to monitor a drilling vessel in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, the military said on Thursday, in a move likely to increase tension with Cyprus after reunification talks failed last week.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

En attendant Godot: Turkey, Israel to try to finalize gas deal by year end

Turkey and Israel agreed to try to conclude the inter-governmental umbrella agreement that will enable the construction of the Turkey-Israel pipeline by the end of this year, Israel's Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources, Yuval Steinitz said on Wednesday.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Israel Threatens Tiny Cyprus in Offshore Drilling Dispute

Israel has stepped up tensions over an offshore natural gas field in the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus' economic zone, apparently threatening to break off energy cooperation between the two countries if its revenue sharing demands are not met.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Egypt gas discovery could become one of the world’s largest natural-gas finds (ENI)

Italy's Eni has discovered gas reserves of up to 30 trillion cubic feet in the Zohr prospect in Egypt's Mediterranean, making it the biggest gas discovery ever in the country, the Egyptian petroleum ministry said on Sunday.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Espen Barth Eide gives clarifications regarding interview with Cyprus News Agency

The UN Secretary General`s Special Advisor for Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, `has repeatedly underlined that the Republic of Cyprus has exactly the same right to declare an Exclusive Economic Zone as any other sovereign state, and that its rights in this regard should be fully respected by other states`.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Cyprus: UN special envoy sees ‘no obstacle’ to early resumption of talks

UN, 7 April 2015 – The Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, told reporters in Nicosia today that he sees no obstacle to a very early resumption of talks between Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot negotiators once the elections in the north of the country are over.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Cyprus Government calls on Turkey to end gunboat diplomacy

Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides has expressed hope that the stalled UN-led peace talks will resume, calling on Turkey to end gunboat diplomacy and commit itself to working towards ending Cyprus` division.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Cyprus-Russia will cooperate regardless concerns others may have, says President

President Nicos Anastasiades has said that Cyprus and Russia wish to enhance their ties and cooperate even closer in an attempt to create conditions for peace and stability in many areas, adding that this cooperation will continue irrespective of reactions and concerns others may have.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Turkey aims to abolish the Republic of Cyprus

President of the House of Representatives Yiannakis Omirou stressed that the statements made by Turkish Cypriot negotiator for the Cyprus problem Ergun Olgun, reveal the unchanged Turkish aim as regards Cyprus` natural gas.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Cyprus will not be drawn into talks under threat

The President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has made it crystal clear that he will not be forced to return to the negotiating table, under threat or blackmail, expressing at the same time regret that the UN Secretary General has adopted the “logic of blackmail.”

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Venizelos’ statement regarding the new Turkish NAVTEX for the vessel “Barbaros”

Hellenic MFA, Tuesday, 06 January 2015
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos made the following statement:

“I express my disappointment at the fact that Turkey, in a NAVTEX, announced the decision it has taken to continue, through the activities of the vessel “Barbaros”, the flagrant violation of international law and blatant violation of the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus; that is, the sovereign rights of a member state of the European Union.

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