World News: 14:17 GMT Saturday 13th July 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on Saturday proposed creating a joint committee across the divided Mediterranean island, to address tensions over offshore energy reserves. The measure aims to 'pass the subject of hydrocarbons from an area of tensions and conflicts to an area of productive cooperation,' Akinci said in a note addressed to his Greek Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades. Cyprus is divided between the internationally recognised Republic of Cyprus and a breakaway state set up after the 1974 Turkish invasion, following a coup sponsored by the military junta then ruling Greece.
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