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Foreign Office repeats stated position on Cyprus’ EEZ to T. Villiers question
CNA/Thanasis Gavos - UK/London 20/05/2019 22:20


The Foreign Office has repeated its position on the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus as stated last week, in an answer to written questions submitted by Theresa Villiers MP.

The pro-Cypriot north London Conservative MP asked the Foreign Secretary last Wednesday “if he will make representations to his Turkish counterpart on the incursion into the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone in the Eastern Mediterranean of drilling ships from Turkey.”

This question was grouped with the following questions for answer:
    • To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government of the Republic of Cyprus has rights to authorise drilling operations in the Eastern Mediterranean Exclusive Economic Zone.

(CNA)

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