Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 48

01-Dec-2008

cyprus/TURKEY

Cyprus Complains To UN, EU Over Turkish Warship Intervention In Offshore Survey

The government of the Republic of Cyprus has complained to the UN and the EU after a Turkish warship forced two seismic research vessels to leave waters that Nicosia claims as part of its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). The first incident occurred about 27 nautical miles south of Cyprus on 13 November, and the second nearby on 24 November. In a letter...