Recent News

Press Releases

09-07-2019 18:33

Announcement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt about Cyprus and drilling in the Eastern Mediterranean

In a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Tuesday July 9, 2019, the Arab Republic of Egypt expressed concern regarding Turkey's announced intention to drill in the vicinity of the Republic of Cyprus, as this represents a continuation of unilateral measures that serve to increase tension in the Eastern Mediterranean region. The statement stressed the necessity of avoiding escalation, and committing to the respect and implementation of the rules and provisions stipulated by international law.