Total Launches New Drilling Era Offshore Cyprus, Much To Turkey’s Dismay

(Join our newsfeed at: http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The start of drilling by French major Total in Cyprus’ offshore Block 11 on July 13 has certainly increased the political temperature in the East Mediterranean. Everyone knew it would, especially since the UN-sponsored reunification talks between the internationally recognised Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish-Cypriot administration failed a week…

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Turkey False claims on Cyprus exclusive economic zone (EEZ)

The key international convention that establishes sovereignty over territorial seas, and rights in continental shelves and exclusive economic zones (EEZ), is the United Nations law of the seas, UNCLOS. It provides a legal framework for the signatory countries for ownership rights and jurisdiction concerning these areas. The legal framework covers, among others, rights to natural…

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