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Greece Considers Exclusive Zone In Offshore Gas Fields

Greece Considers Exclusive Zone
In Offshore Gas Fields

Turkish and Turkish Cypriot flags wave next to a drilling tower 16 miles from Famagusta in Cyprus, Apr. 26, 2012. (photo by REUTERS/Umit Bektas)
The discovery of oil and natural gas at the basin of the eastern Mediterranean Sea has taken the genie out of the bottle. Now Greece wants to strike against Turkish interests by claiming full sovereignty over this newly found wealth near Turkey’s shores. There is, however, a popular Turkish saying for such circumstances: Don’t say “Amen” for something that won’t happen.

Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/01/greece-eez-turkey-natural-gas.html#ixzz2Hr5QCeqH

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