De-escalation a priority on Turkey’s drilling in Cyprus EEZ, British Minister says

The UK government sees the de-escalation of the situation with regard to Turkey’s drilling operations as a priority, according to a Foreign Office Minister.

In a letter to Leonidas Leonidou, President of EKEKA, the Federation of Cypriot Refugees, the Minister for the European Neighbourhood Wendy Morton says that "the UK has repeatedly expressed our opposition to Turkish drilling plans in the waters around Cyprus, both in public and in private."

"I have raised this issue with Foreign Minister Cavusoglu, reiterating UK opposition to Turkish drilling plans and urging de-escalation," she points out.


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