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 Cavusoglu on how Ankara takes EU sanctions

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus. "We …

What caused Turkish-European sanctions war?

European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus will not affect Ankara’s determination to pursue energy activities in the region, Turkey's foreign ministry said. …

EU adopts sanctions against Turkey for drilling off Cyprus

The foreign ministers of the EU countries have approved the imposition of sanctions against Turkey over its geological exploration in the waters of Cyprus, the DPA agency reported, referring to the statement adopted by the European ministers at a …

Gas sets Cyprus apart

The discovery of gas in the eastern Mediterranean has complicated attempts to reunify the divided island

China to save WTO

Case DS516 might well be remembered as ending the rules-based multilateral trading system

EU Parliament to vote on von der Leyen on July 16

The European Parliament would vote on Ursula von der Leyen’s nomination to head the EU Commission on July 16, a parliament spokesman said. Concerns over von der Leyen’s chances of obtaining the endorsement …

EU to impose sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling?

The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well as freezing funding for Turkey next year, over "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus, according to a draft …

Ilham Aliyev holds talks with Donald Tusk

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the European Council Donald Tusk have held a one-on-one meeting, according to the Azerbaijani presidential press service. Donald …

Tusk arrives in Baku

President of the European Council Donald Tusk has arrived in Azerbaijan on an official visit yesterday evening. A guard of honor was arranged for the European Council president at the Heydar Aliyev International …