Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says a fourth ship will be sent to the eastern Mediterranean "as soon as possible," as EU unveils measures against Turkish hydrocarbon exploration.
Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci proposed to the internationally recognised Greek Cypriot government that they cooperate in the search for gas off the divided island.
Ankara and the EU are at loggerheads over who has the right to explore newly-discovered gas fields.
The sustainability of China's Belt and Road Initiative in the Mediterranean will depend on whether China can help defuse tensions in the Mediterranean while respecting each country's domestic concerns.
The Turkish government is standing firm on its oil and gas exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean as Greece and Greek-administered Cyprus call on the European Union to take action against Turkey.
The move displays the commitment of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) to developing the region marred by political uncertainty due to unresolved issues between Cypriot Turks and their Greek counterparts.
Yavuz will reach a drilling depth of 3,300 metres at Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Bay of Gazimagusa, says Turkey's Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Donmez.
Turkey’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu says political solutions will emerge in the Eastern Mediterranean when people “learn to share in compliance with the law."
'No one can stop us from pursuing rights and interests of Turkish Cypriots in Eastern Mediterranean,' says President Erdogan
The European Union and the US should play a more constructive role in resolving the Eastern Mediterranean dispute between Turkey and Greek Cyprus - the escalating of tensions is counter-productive.
On violations of the ceasefire in Idlib, Syria, Mevlut Cavusoglu said any excuse from Russia is "unacceptable," as it is supposed to be one of the guarantor states.
Turkey's foreign ministry vows strong response as Greek Cyprus reportedly issues arrest warrants against the 25-member crew of Turkish drillship exploring in the Mediterranean sea.
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