Cyprus best answer to Turkish provocations is to continue with energy plans, says Energy Minister

The best answer that the Republic of Cyprus can provide for Turkey’s provocations is to continue and complete its energy plans, stated Energy Minister George Lakotrypis. Asked about the Republic of Cyprus’ energy plans, bearing in mind the Turkish provocations in the island’s Exclusive Economic Zone, Lakkotrypis said that the drilling schedule continues as planned and hoped for a positive result. Speaking in Larnaca after a memorial service for those who fell during the Turkish invasion, the minister said that four years ago, the Republic formed a strategy to build and enhance its relations with neighbouring states and the US, the EU and other.

Source: Cyprus News Agency