The recent discovery by ExxonMobil & Qatar Petroleum of natural gas deposits off the coast of Cyprus is larger than 40% of the EU’s natural gas consumption in 2018
Cyprus has pressed for a tough line threatening harsher sanctions in the future
The tension is rising
Greek Minister of Defence: "We want to avoid tension, but we will not give up our sovereign rights"
Let me assure you that despite the years that have passed nothing has been forgotten, no one has been forgotten, from the heroic struggles & the dead of ELDYK
According to the Turkish side, the EU's stance "further discourages efforts towards the settlement of the Cyprus issue, as well as worsening Turkish-Greek relations"
Governments may also put off Western Balkans accession talks
What does Erdogan have in mind?
Universal condemnation by the Cypriot parties of the statements by Alan Duncan, what comes next
Tusk said in a statement the EU 28 stood fully behind Cyprus on the matter