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Britain expresses concern over Turkey’s gas drilling off the coast of Cyprus


Zubair Yaqoob
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Britain on Thursday expressed concern that Turkey was drilling for gas off the coast of Cyprus.

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said his country was concerned about Turkey’s intention to start offshore exploration work in an economic zone for the Turkish island of Cyprus,.

“They are concerned about Turkey’s announcement to begin exploration in the exclusive economic zone of Cyprus,” Hunt said, according to European media“.

“This situation must not be escalated and all sides should exercise restraint … Development work in the oil and gas sector should benefit all Cypriots and support the settlement,” Hunt said.

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