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Turkey continues to monitor offshore drilling

12 February 2015

The Turkish naval frigate ‘TCG Gelibolu’ continues monitoring the SAIPEM-10000 drilling platform, which is carrying out drilling activities for natural gas in the Republic of [South] Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the sea area south of the island.

According to information published on the Turkish General Staff’s website under the title “daily activities”, the Turkish frigate has reportedly been observing the platform from a distance of five nautical miles (nine kilometres) in relation to its duties during the “Mediterranean Shield Operation”.

Source Kibris Gazetesi

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