Turkey defies EU sanctions, continues gas drilling

Turkey's foreign minister calls the EU's sanctions from Tuesday "worthless" and airs plans to expand the country's contentious gas drillings in EU member state Cyprus' territorial waters.
Photo: Kayhan Ozer / AP / Ritzau Scanpix
Photo: Kayhan Ozer / AP / Ritzau Scanpix
BY RITZAU

Turkish foreign minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has called the EU's sanctions from Tuesday "worthless" and aired plans to expand the country's contentious gas drillings in EU member state Cyprus' territorial waters, reports news agency AP.

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