Press release

Saturday 5 October 2019
6:40 AM

Unofficial Translation

The Foreign Ministry's Official Spokesperson expressed on Saturday, October 5, 2019, Egypt's affirmation of the rights and sovereignty of the Republic of Cyprus over its resources in the Eastern Mediterranean region in accordance with international law, including areas where Cyprus has granted licenses for offshore oil and gas exploration. The statement warned of the repercussions of the continuation of any unilateral measures that violate Cypriot rights and threaten the security and stability of the Eastern Mediterranean region, stressing the necessity of commitment to the respect and implementation of the rules and provisions of international law.