12 noiembrie 2019

Erdogan defies EU sanctions threat over Cyprus drilling

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that he would not give in to EU demands to stop oil and gas exploration in the Mediterranean around Cyprus. Brussels has repeatedly warned Turkey to halt drilling off the coast of EU member Cyprus, and announced on Monday that a framework had been agreed to impose travel bans and asset freezes on the individuals and companies involved. "Do not dare to give an ultimatum to Turkey about the developments on Cyprus," Erdogan said in a televised press [...]