GAS FIELDS AND TENSIONS IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

On 26 October, EurActiv said that the discovery in recent years of huge natural gas reserves in the eastern Mediterranean has whetted the appetite of nearby countries but exacerbated geopolitical tensions between Turkey and its neighbours; and relations have been strained in recent months following Turkish exploration and drilling operations in waters claimed by both Cyprus and Greece.  Cyprus, which has aspirations of becoming a major energy player in the region, has a key exclusive economic zone (EEZ), divided into 12 blocks and potentially rich in gas.

https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/gas-fields-and-tensions-in-the-eastern-mediterranean/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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