Turkey begins drilling in search of oil, gas in Mediterranean

Turkish ship Fatih begins the first oil and gas exploration exercise around 110km off the Mediterranean coastline.

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    A Turkish ship has launched drilling in search of oil and gas in the Mediterranean Sea for the first time.

    The five-month-long exploration off the coast of Cyprus threatens another showdown in the disputed waters with neighbouring Greece.

    Turkey’s energy minister has warned of retaliation if Turkish warships are harassed by the Greek navy.

    Al Jazeera’s Sinem Koseoglu reports from Antalya.


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