The re-emergence in the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) 17 April the Turkish research vessel "Barbaros" a provocation. This was announced by government spokesman Nikos Hristodulis in an interview Active FM radio.
Nevertheless, Nicosia refused to get involved in the game, which is likely to Ankara is trying to impose and which could call into question the sovereign rights of the island, he added.
"We believe in the rightness of their actions and trust measures taken by neighboring and European countries", - he said.
Recall activities "Barbarosa" in the EEZ of Cyprus has been the cause of freezing the peace talks on the reunification of the island. And now Ankara renewed declaration of intention to produce hydrocarbons in the EEZ of the Republic, in spite of the renewed negotiations.