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Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Egypt, Mediterranean allies denounce Turkey’s gas exploration, Libya intervention

Egypt, Mediterranean allies denounce Turkey’s sixth attempt to drill in Cypriot waters, urge end to Turkish military intervention in Libya: Egypt, Cyprus, Greece, France, and the UAE have renewed their condemnation of Turkey in a joint statement after Ankara began its sixth attempt this year to drill for natural gas in Cyprus' disputed maritime zone. The countries’ foreign ministers also denounced Turkey’s military intervention in Libya and its agreement with the UN-backed Tripoli-based government last year to redraw maritime boundaries. International tensions over the war-torn country ratcheted up yesterday after Turkey threatened to strike the forces of general Khalifa Haftar, who is backed by Egypt, the UAE, Russia and France.

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