Turkey and Cyprus

Two-state solution: is it possible for Cyprus?

Even as Ankara and Athens reengage in exploratory talks over long-running maritime disputes, Turkey is pressing ahead in its campaign for a two-state solution on the island. Ankara is working with its allies in the breakaway Turkish Republic …

Turkey to send fourth ship to eastern Mediterranean

Turkey will send a fourth ship to the eastern Mediterranean to conduct seismic research for oil and gas around Cyprus, Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said. Turkey currently has three ships around Cyprus, …

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. …

Gas sets Cyprus apart

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

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 …

Cavusoglu: Cyprus talks can succeed

Ankara is optimistic about the upcoming Geneva talks on the reunification of Cyprus, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said after a meeting with the new UN Secretary General António …