President Anastasiades: Not Possible to Talk About CBMs When Turkey Continues Provocations

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has raised the issue of the continued Turkish provocations in Cyprus’ EEZ, during his meeting on Thursday evening with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci.

He was speaking to reporters after his first meeting with Akinci, in the framework of UN-talks on the Cyprus problem, after the Turkish referendum. President Anastasiades was invited to comment on the navigational warning (NAVTEX) which was issued by Turkey on Wednesday and which purports to reserve an area within the territorial sea, continental shelf and exclusive economic zone of Cyprus off the coast of Famagusta for the conduct of seismic surveys, between April 21 and June 30, 2017, by the survey vessel “BARBAROS HAYREDDIN PAŞA” and support vessel “BRAVO SUPPORTER,” Republic of Cyprus.
(source: CNA)