Turkish Cyprus debates whether the country's leader politicised aid from Greek Cyprus.
Ankara’s intensification of exploration and drilling activities will coincide with easing of pandemic restrictions, with Exxon Mobil, Eni, and Total suspending activities until next year.
Tensions between Ankara and Athens have been running high, but Turkish Foreign Minister Hulusi Akar says the issue should be resolved peacefully.
With its Libya deal, Turkey sent a clear message to Israel, Greece and Egypt that it will not be excluded from the fate of the Eastern Mediterranean.
Turkey exerts its influence in the region as other players sign maritime deals to exploit offshore hydrocarbon reserves.
Guterres had met President Nicos Anastasiades and President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Mustafa Akinci in the German capital for "informal, trilateral" talks of reviving long-stalled peace negotiations.
The EU's sanctions coupled with the international community's endorsement of Greek Cypriot unilateralism dims the hopes for 'gas-for-peace'.
Turkey has alternate plans if the agreement with the US to set up a safe zone in northern Syria does not work, Turkish defence minister says. The two countries agreed to set up a peace corridor in Syria to facilitate displaced people.
Instead of taking on the role of fair mediator, Brussels has broken its own rules to accept the Republic of Cyprus into the EU and is now inflaming tensions with Turkey over natural resources.
Four major parties in Turkey's Parliament issue a declaration condemning EU's decision to suspend high-level talks with Ankara over the country's drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean.
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.
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