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The Republic of Cyprus will resolutely continue its policy in the field of hydrocarbons in full respect of international and European law, the Foreign Ministry has said, recalling that Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has taken a clear position affirming that Turkish Cypriots will benefit from the exploitation of hydrocarbons in the context of an agreed settlement of the Cyprus problem. It calls on Turkey to contribute in tangible terms to the resumption of the negotiating process and the achievement of a speedy reunification of Cyprus.
In a press release, published by the Press and Information Office (PIO), the Foreign Ministry replies to a press release issued by the Turkish Foreign Ministry on the hydrocarbon – related activities of Cyprus in its EEZ and continental shelf.(source: CNA)