Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 6

5-Feb-2007

Cyprus

Cyprus Rejects Turkish Warnings Over Maritime Accord/Bidding Round

The government of Cyprus has rejected protests by Turkey concerning a recent maritime economic zone agreement signed by Cyprus and Lebanon (MEES, 22 January). Ankara has also warned that any upstream agreements reached by Cyprus with interested third parties had no validity, suggesting that companies awarded contracts as a result of the upcoming bid round for exploration...