U.S. Backs Cyprus amid Tensions with Turkey over Gas Drilling

(AP) Memelaos Hadjicostis - U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Francis Fannon said Wednesday his government supports Cyprus' right to develop its energy resources and for proceeds to be divided between Greek and Turkish Cypriots. The remarks come amid Turkey's aggressive push to search for natural gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. Turkey doesn't recognize Cyprus as a state.

2020-02-06 00:00:00

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