Berlin hosts ‘different’ Cyprus reunification talks

By |november 26th, 2019|António Guterres, Cyprus reunification, Mustafa Akinci, News, Nikos Anastasiades, Northern Cyprus, United Nations|

UN chief António Guterres said Monday (25 November) he agreed to work towards setting up a new round of informal talks with rival Cypriot leaders, after the parties acknowledged at a Berlin meeting that any fresh discussions "must be different".

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EU takes step closer to Turkey drilling sanctions

By |november 12th, 2019|Cyprus, EU sanctions, News, Northern Cyprus, offshore gas, Turkey|

The EU on Monday (11 November) moved a step closer to imposing sanctions over Turkey's drilling for oil and gas off Cyprus by formally adopting a legal framework to target those involved.

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US warns Turkey over offshore drilling near Cyprus

By |oktober 7th, 2019|Cyprus, Mike Pompeo, News, Northern Cyprus, offshore drilling, Turkey, United States|

There are rules in exploring energy resources in the Mediterranean Sea, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday (5 October), warning Turkey not to engage in drilling activity that is "illegal" and "unacceptable".

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Tensions grow as Cyprus says Turkish drilling ship violates its rights

By |oktober 4th, 2019|Cyprus, EU-Turkey relations, News, Northern Cyprus, offshore drilling, oil and gas, Turkey|

Tensions between Cyprus and Turkey over offshore drilling intensified on Friday (4 October) when Nicosia said a decision to send a ship to an area it had already licensed was a "severe escalation" of Turkish violations of its sovereign rights.

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New MEP asks Commission for Turkish to become official EU language

By |september 25th, 2019|Cyprus reunification, EU Commission, EU Parliament, News, Northern Cyprus, official EU languages, Turkey, Turkish-Cypriot MEP|

New leftist Cypriot MEP Akel Niyazi Kizilyurek asked the EU Commission whether Turkish could be the EU's 25th language. According to the MEP, this would be one way to prepare for the future reunification of the island of Cyprus. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za New MEP asks Commission for Turkish to become official EU language

Erdogan says Turkey to press ahead with gas search off Cyprus

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|Cyprus, EU sanctions, News, Northern Cyprus, offshore gas, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Thursday (22 August) hit out at EU measures to punish Ankara for drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean and vowed to press ahead with gas search in the region.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Erdogan says Turkey to press ahead with gas search off Cyprus

Turkish Cypriot leader proposes joint energy committee

By |julij 15th, 2019|Cyprus, Mustafa Akinci, News, Northern Cyprus, offshore gas, Turkey|

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akıncı on Saturday (13 July) proposed creating a joint committee across the divided Mediterranean island, to address tensions over offshore energy reserves.

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EU warns Turkey over ‘illegal’ drilling off Cyprus

By |junij 19th, 2019|Alexis Tsipras, Customs Union, Cyprus, Donald Tusk, EU-Turkey, human rights, News, Northern Cyprus, offshore gas, Turkey|

The European Union on Tuesday (18 June) hit out at Turkey for its "illegal drilling activities" off Cyprus and warned of possible retaliation over the controversial gas exploration bid.

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Erdogan says drilling off Cyprus to continue despite warning

By |junij 17th, 2019|Cyprus, ENI, ExxonMobil, natural gas, News, Northern Cyprus, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Total, Turkey|

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday (16 June) said Turkey would not back down from gas exploration in Cyprus after southern European leaders urged Ankara to stop.

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Cyprus energy – averting a US-Turkey crisis

By |maj 18th, 2018|Cypriot conflict, Cyprus, energy, ExxonMobil, natural gas, News, Northern Cyprus, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey, US|

A storm is brewing as a conflict between the US and Turkey is emerging. Exxon Mobil's plans for natural gas in Cypriot water is strongly opposed by Turkey, which could send warships to block drilling, as it has done in the past. A solution to the crisi...

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