Unofficial Translation: Press release on the developments in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Saturday 4 May 2019
4:00 PM

​In a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on May 4, the Arab Republic of Egypt asserted that it is following with interest and concern the ongoing developments pertaining to the announced intentions of Turkey to start drilling activities in a maritime area west of the Republic of Cyprus. The statement warned of the repercussions of any unilateral measures on the security and stability of the Eastern Mediterranean region, stressing that any actions by states in the region need to abide by the rules of international law and its provisions.​