Greek Cypriot administration
Both states on the island of Cyprus have equal rights to all natural resources, the energy minister for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus said on Nov. 21.
Hakan DinÃ§yÃ¼rek, Minister of the Environment and Natural Resources, insisted that his government would not give up rights to natural resources on and around the island.
Turkeys naval commander has revealed that he has been ordered to implement new rules of engagement in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Admiral Bülent Bostanoğlu told reporters at the sidelines of the Blue Whale naval exercise on Sunday that the countrys navy has been given new instructions in case it faces a situation over hydrocarbons exploration in the area.
Turkey has summoned Greece’s ambassador to Ankara to the Foreign Ministry to express the government’s reaction over the Greek Cypriot administration’s decision to halt the reunification talks