Ankara warns Nicosia over hydrocarbon-related activities in Cyprus's EEZ
The responsibility for any situation that could arise in the Cypriot exclusive economic zone (EEZ) will be a consequence of "the Greek Cypriot administration continuing its unilateral hydrocarbon-related activities in the Eastern Mediterranean," the Turkish Foreign Ministry has warned.
"Despite all our warnings, the Greek Cypriot administration continues its unilateral hydrocarbon-related activities in the Eastern Mediterranean. It does so in disregard of the inalienable rights on natural resources of the Turkish Cypriot people, who are the co-owners of the island," the ministry said in a statement.
"The sole responsibility for any situation that could arise as a consequence falls on the Greek Cypriot side, which, instead of expending efforts towards a just and lasting comprehensive settlement in Cyprus, persists in acting as though it were the sole owner of the...