Cyprus Issues Navtex in Response to Turkish Violations

Cyprus on Friday issued a navigational telex reserving parts of blocks 2 and 3 of its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) for naval exercises. The...

Greece Vows to Impose Strict Environmental Criteria for Drilling Off Crete

Greece is set to impose strict environmental criteria for oil and gas drilling off Crete, high-ranking officials assured the public following Thursday's agreement with...

Greece Signs Historic Agreement To Explore Natural Resources South of Crete

Greece signed a formal agreement on Thursday with the companies ExxonMobil, Total and Hellenic Petroleum (ELPE) to research and exploit the natural resources located south...

”No Matter What Tsipras Says, We Have Rights” Turkey’s Erdogan Says on Med Drilling

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to his party's Parliamentary group on Tuesday and made several remarks regarding his country's drilling activities in the...

Ankara Threatened EU Not to Take Sides on Turkish Drilling Activity in Cyprus’ EEZ

Turkish diplomats sent a ''non-paper'' to all EU capitals but Cyprus on June 16, warning them not to take sides on its provocative drilling...

Premier Tsipras Announces US’ ExxonMobil to Conduct Exploration South of Crete

Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras announced on Friday that the Greek government and the American Energy giant ExxonMobil will sign an agreement regarding energy exploration...

Greece Produces More than 20 Percent of Power from Renewables

Greece is one of nine countries around the world which produces more than 20 percent of its electric energy from solar and wind power....

EU Warns Turkey Over Drilling in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone

The EU Commissioner for Enlargement, Johannes Hahn, said today that Turkey is moving further away from accession into the European Union due to its...

Turkey’s Cavusoglu Calls Any Cyprus Energy Deal that Excludes Ankara “Invalid”

Turkey's provocative statements challenging the Republic of Cyprus' sovereign rights show no signs of ceasing, as Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu made another claim...

Greek Shipowners On Alert After Oman Tanker Attacks

Greek shipowners, who control close to 25 percent of the world tanker fleet, are on alert following the attacks on two tankers belonging to...

Turkey Threatens Cyprus Over Potential Arrest Warrant For Drillship Crew

Turkey's Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy issued a statement on Monday concerning reports on Cypriot and Greek media that Nicosia had issued arrest warrants...

Turkey Issues New NAVTEX off the Coast of Cyprus

Ankara issued a new NAVTEX blocking an area near Cyprus' northern coast on Thursday. Turkey says that it intends to conduct exploratory drilling in the...

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