Turkey has told Israel, Greece and the European Union to seek its permission before assuming work on a projected undersea power cable in disputed eastern Mediterranean waters. Cyprus, Israel and Greece last week signed an initial agreement on laying the world’s longest undersea power cable linking their electricity grids. But the proposed link is set to run through contested waters at the centre of last year’s tensions between Turkey and Greece linked to Ankara’s search for natural gas.
SOURCE: THE ARAB WEEKLY
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