Turkey to send another seismic research ship for gas exploration off Cyprus.

By bne IntelliNews October 24, 2011
Energy minister Taner Yildiz says that Turkey will send another seismic reach ship for natural gas exploration off Cyprus on Monday. Yildiz details that the second vessel will conduct researches in a 1,100 square kilometres area in the Mediterranean for 40 days. Despite warnings from the Turkish government, The Greek Cypriot administration started offshore drilling activities for oil and natural gas off Cyprus southern coasts in September. Turkey dispatched a vessel to the Mediterranean shortly after in retaliation.
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