cyprus5Shaul Shay
(Senior research fellow at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzeliya (IDC) and former Deputy Head of Israel National Security Council)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies ( Publication date:13 October 2019

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

Tensions intensified in the East Mediterranean after Turkey sent an oil-and-gas drilling ship (Yavuz) escorted by Turkish warships to waters off southern Cyprus- an area already licensed by Cyprus to Italian and French energy companies. The Yavuz is the second drillship that Turkey has dispatched to drill off Cyprus, joining the Fatih and other research vessels...Read more

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