EU to sanction Turkey over gas drill in MediterraneanChristian Fernsby ▼ | January 21, 2020
European Union plans to expand sanctions on Ankara amid "Turkey's illegal drilling in the eastern Mediterranean", off Cyprus, announced the EU High Representative Josep Borrell during a press conference following the EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting, in Brussels yesterday.
Energy in the Mediterranean EU High Representative Josep Borrell
Topics: Sanction Turkey gas drill Mediterranean
On Sunday, the Cypriot government reportedly called Turkey a "pirate state," amid Ankara resuming drilling operations in Cyprus' coastal waters, which Cyprus claims to be part of its exclusive economic zone (EEZ). ■