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Foreigh Affairs Council to adopt the regulation on Turkish illegal drillings in Cyprus' EEZ
CNA Athanasios Athanasiou - Belgium/Brussels 09/11/2019 16:08

EU foreign ministers will adopt without discussion a regulation on restrictive measures against individuals and companies related to illegal Turkish drilling in the eastern Mediterranean, as stated in the official Council agenda released in Brussels.

The EU has already decided to impose restrictive measures against natural and legal persons related to, benefiting from, carrying out or supporting illegal Turkish drilling within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus.

The decision of the 28 Member States was taken at a meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Monday 14 October unanimously and was ratified at the highest political level by the European Council Summit of 17 October.


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