Turkish Cypriot leader renews pitch for joint gas committee

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Turkish Cypriot leader renews pitch for joint gas committeeThe leader of Turkish Cypriots on the ethnically divided island of Cyprus has renewed a proposal to establish a joint committee with Greek Cypriots to oversee offshore gas drilling activities. A statement Saturday said Mustafa Akinci conveyed the idea to the east Mediterranean nation's Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades through a U.N. official. The proposal comes as the European Union is preparing sanctions against Turkey for gas drilling in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights.

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