Cyprus riles Turkey with oil and gas exploration plans

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Series Details 19.8.11
Publication Date 19/08/2011
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Cyprus' plans to begin exploratory drilling for oil and gas reserves in the east Mediterranean in September 2011 has angered Turkey. Turkish Cypriots in northern Cyprus have also strongly objected to the move.

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Cyprus Mail, 17.8.11: Our View: Turkey’s arguments against oil and gas drilling are both childish and unconvincing
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