Foreign Ministry spokesman says Turkish Petroleum Corporation's recent application for a permit for additional oil exploration and drilling activities in the East Mediterranean is within the UN boundaries of the continental shelf for Turkey.
Ankara is determined to take necessary steps to build sustainable economy in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, says Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay.
Turkish Cyprus debates whether the country's leader politicised aid from Greek Cyprus.
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.
Government of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus approves Turkey using its airport for unmanned aerial vehicle activities
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'.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says no project excluding Turkey or Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus can be realised in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar made clear that Turkey will not sit and watch without doing anything, while others drill for oil and gas.
Turkey's Energy Minister Fatih Donmez says the ship, Yavuz, began operations in an area off the Karpas peninsula where TRNC foreign minister says the meeting between Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders does not bring much hope to solve the issues.
"Cooperate with us and win," says Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu calling on "those interested in the Eastern Mediterranean."
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.
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