natural gas


Ahmet Davutoğlu: “There will be no hesitation in using our rights”

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu reiterated the support of Turkey to the TRNC and said that  both peoples have  equal rights in the exclusive economic zone of the island  and there will be no hesitation in using these rights. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu added that Turkey reiterates its call for peace, solution and intensified negotiations at once in  Cyprus and said: “If this is not possible a joint committee should be established and the natural resources should be used for  promoting peace.  If the Greek Cypriot side say ‘no’Read More

Admiral Bülent Bostanoğlu: “We shall move within the given rules of engagement”

Regarding tension arising from South Cyprus, Commander of the Turkish Naval Forces, Admiral Bülent Bostanoğlu, said: “Rules of engagement have been conveyed by the Prime Ministry to the Office of Commander in Chief and by the Chief of Staff to the Commander of Naval Forces. In case of any conflict we will move within the given rules of engagement.” Bostanoglu said that they are closely and carefully watching all the developments in and around the seas and mainly in the Eastern Mediterranean. Bostanoglu said: “Turkish Naval Forces has been closelyRead More

“Best route for Israeli gas is Turkey” says experts

According to experts although Israel indicates Greece as the route for selling its natural gas to Europe,  Turkey remains the most feasible route. Although Israel will not be able to drill the gas found in Leviathan gas field before 2017,  the talks and agreements made  in this regard draws attention . Following the agreement made with Jordan, Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Avigdor Liberman stated that they could sell gas to Southeastern  European countries and  a 20-30 billion-dollar pipeline will be constructed via Cyprus and Greece for transferring gas to Europe.Read More