Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIV

No 38

19-Sep-2011

cyprus

Cyprus Government Says Drilling In Block 12 Will Proceed Despite Turkish Objections

Cypriot President Demetris Christofias on 14 September said planned drilling for hydrocarbons in the Cyprus exclusive economic zone (EEZ) by US independent Noble Energy will go ahead despite threats made by Turkey to interfere with the operation (MEES, 12 September). Speaking in Nicosia after a meeting with the ministers of commerce, finance and...