Cyprus says Turkish warships continue to block drilling rig

Turkey has again deployed warships to block a rig from reaching a drilling location off the coast of Cyprus, AP reports. Italian energy company Eni is scheduled to drill for gas at the location, according to the Cypriot government. Ankara has repeatedly issued notices of Turkish naval maneuvers in areas in which drilling is scheduled to occur off the coast of Cyprus. The Cypriot government says the notices violate international law.

 

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