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Italy condemns Turkey’s intrusion in Cypriot EEZ, will support Cyprus at the European Council
CNA - Cyprus/ΝICOSIA 09/10/2019 16:40



Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has condemned the violation of Cyprus’ sovereign rights and of international law by Turkey expressing his country’s full solidarity with Cyprus, in a telephone conversation he had Wednesday with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades.
 
A written statement of Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou says that “the President informed the Italian Prime Minister extensively about Turkey’s ongoing illegal actions and intrusion in a licensed block in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus and they exchanged views over ways to address the Turkish provocations and violations of the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus”.
 
According to the Spokesman, “Mr.

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