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Turkey, Cyprus: The Eastern Mediterranean Heats Up Over Drilling

May 7, 2019 | 15:46 GMT

A number of geopolitical interests intersect in the Eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Israel, Egypt and the United States are all striving to increase their influence. The discovery of oil and natural gas reserves in the region has added yet another layer of complexity to their ongoing competition. On May 6, Turkey said its ships would continue to explore for oil and gas in an area of the sea that Cyprus considers to be part of its exclusive economic zone....

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