EU to warn Turkey over illegal activities in Cyprus' EEZ

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EU to warn Turkey over illegal activities in Cyprus' EEZ

Post by Paphos Life » Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:48 pm

EU governments are expected to express ‘serious concerns’ about Turkey`s drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean and will vow to “respond appropriately in full solidarity with the Republic of Cyprus” in a statement drafted today, which will be issued on Tuesday by the General Affairs Council (European Affairs Ministers), according to diplomatic sources who briefed the press in Luxembourg....

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Re: EU to warn Turkey over illegal activities in Cyprus' EEZ

Post by smudger » Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:46 pm

Good news from the EU. Be interesting to see Turkeys response.

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Re: EU to warn Turkey over illegal activities in Cyprus' EEZ

Post by Lofos-Jan » Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:59 am

Why is it 'to warn' 'expected' etc. Can you imagine If Turkish ships turned up and started drilling off the coast of Britain, France or the Netherlands for example. I think much more action than a long awaited warning letter would already have been taken.

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Re: EU to warn Turkey over illegal activities in Cyprus' EEZ

Post by Jimgward » Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:41 am

Phillibistering from a group with no power over Turkey other than economic - which means those sanctions need to be threatened on day 1

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