Tag: mediterranean

EU imposed sanctions against Turkey over drilling in Eastern Mediterranean – Turkey, 16 July 2019

The Foreign Ministers of the countries in the European Union have imposed initial sanctions against Turkey because of its gas drilling activities in the waters of the exclusive economic zone of Cyprus. EU Foreign Ministers stated that they are interrupting negotiations on an air transport agreeme Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service […]

US urges Turkey to stop drilling activities near Cyprus – Turkey, 11 July 2019

The US State Department urged Turkish authorities to stop drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day after Cyprus protested because a second Turkish drillship arrived in the area. The statement from the State Department said that this provocative step raises tensions in Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service […]

Turkey and China boost energy cooperation – Turkey, 08 July 2019

Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Donmez said in an interview that Turkey and China are increasing their energy cooperation through a range of projects. Minister Donmez explained that in recent years Turkey and China made important energy investments, with one of the major pr Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS […]