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Turkish survey ship could return

Although Cyprus said the withdrawal of Turkish survey vessel Oruc Reis is a move in the right direction, Ankara suggested it could return after leaving the region for resupplies. Cyprus Foreign Minister

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Cyprus urges EU to buffer Turkish expansionism

Cyprus is working with EU partners France and Greece to thwart Turkey’s ‘expansionism’ in the eastern Mediterranean where tension has escalated over energy rights, said President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday. Anastasiades said

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France concerned over Turkish activity in Cyprus EEZ

France Defence Minister Florence Parly said she was concerned about Turkish moves in the Eastern Mediterranean and expressed support for the maritime rights of Cyprus. Addressing the European Parliament’s Security and Defence