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26 January, 2022
 
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Eastern Mediterranean faces 'security threat' from Cyprus

Erdogan claims that Cyprus energy search will destabilise region

Source: Reuters

The eastern Mediterranean region will face a sustained security threat if Cyprus continues unilateral operations there, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.

Erdogan, on an official visit to Britain, made the comment in a speech at the Chatham House think tank in London.

Turkey and Cyprus’s internationally recognised Greek Cypriot government have been locked in a public dispute over overlapping claims of jurisdiction for offshore oil and gas research.

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