Turkish Cypriot leader renews pitch for joint gas committee

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Turkish Cypriot leader renews pitch for joint gas committeeThe Turkish Cypriot leader on the ethnically divided island of Cyprus reissued a proposal Saturday to establish a joint committee with Greek Cypriots in offshore gas drilling activities amid an escalating tussle over energy reserves. Mustafa Akinci conveyed the idea to the east Mediterranean nation's Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades through a U.N. official. Turkey's foreign ministry said Saturday that it fully backed Akinci's proposal, which it said would create a 'new era of cooperation between the two sides.


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