Reuters quotes Cyprus Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis from an Atlantic Council event on energy developments in Cyprus:

“The renewed agreement that we hope we will be signing next week will be talking about doing geological surveys in a different area but no drilling,” Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, the Cyprus energy minister, said while speaking at an event at the Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C. “They can drill if they identify a drillable prospect, which unfortunately they have not done so far.”

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