Turkish parliament readying bill to allow sending troops to Libya

By |december 25th, 2019|Fayez al-Sarraj, Greece, Khalifa Haftar, Libya, News, offshore gas, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Turkey|

Turkey may need to draft a bill to allow for troop deployment to Libya and its parliament is working on the issue, Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Tuesday (24 Decembrer), after Ankara signed a military cooperation agreement with Tripoli la...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Turkish parliament readying bill to allow sending troops to Libya

Greece says EastMed pipeline deal to be signed on 2 January

By |december 23rd, 2019|Benjamin Netanyahu, EastMed pipeline, Greece, Israel, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News, Nikos Anastasiades, offshore gas, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey|

The Greek government said Sunday (22 December) it will sign an agreement for a huge pipeline project with Cyprus and Israel next month that is designed to ship gas from the eastern Mediterranean to Europe.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greece says EastMed pipeline deal to be signed on 2 January

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU takes step closer to Turkey drilling sanctions

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Turkish Cypriot leader proposes joint energy committee

EU ‘in full solidarity’ with Cyprus over Turkey drilling

By |junij 21st, 2019|Boyko Borissov, Cyprus, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, offshore gas, Turkey|

The EU in the night to Friday (20 June) stepped up its rhetoric over Turkey's "illegal" drilling for oil and gas off Cyprus, raising the threat of sanctions if Ankara refuses to back down.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU ‘in full solidarity’ with Cyprus over Turkey drilling

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU warns Turkey over ‘illegal’ drilling off Cyprus

Pompeo begins tour in long-overlooked central Europe

By |februar 11th, 2019|Black Sea, Central Europe, China, ExxonMobil, fighter jet, Huawei, Hungary, Iran nuclear deal, Mike Pompeo, military procurement, Nato, News, offshore gas, Paks nuclear central, Peter Szijjarto, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, transatlantic relations, Turkish Stream|

When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Hungary, Slovakia and Poland this week he wants to make up for a lack of US engagement that opened the door to more Chinese and Russian influence in central Europe, administration officials say.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Pompeo begins tour in long-overlooked central Europe

Cyprus, Turkey spar after warships block gas drilling ship

By |februar 12th, 2018|Cyprus, News, Nikos Anastasiades, Northern Cyprus, offshore gas, Turkey|

Cyprus yesterday (11 February) insisted Turkey had breached "international law" after Ankara's warships blocked an Italian drilling ship on course to explore for gas in the island's politically sensitive waters.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Cyprus, Turkey spar after warships block gas drilling ship

Greek FM: EU should be louder against Turkish ‘intervention rights’ in member states

By |julij 17th, 2017|Alexis Tsipras, Cyprus problem, Cyprus reunification, Cyprus talks, EU enlargement, EU-Turkey, FYRO Macedonia, Macedonia crisis, Mevlut Cavusoglu, Nato, News, Nikos Kotzias, offshore gas|

EXCLUSIVE / In a wide-ranging interview, Greece's foreign minister on Sunday (16 July) outlined his country's position on the failed Cyprus reunification talks, scolding UN envoy Espen Barth Eide and rejecting "interventions rights" for Turkey in any f...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greek FM: EU should be louder against Turkish ‘intervention rights’ in member states