Safety at sea: drillship Tungsten Explorer offshore Larnaca, Cyprus last month when naval vessels and aircraft from US, France, Italy, UK, Israel and Egypt took part in the 'Nemesis' exercise, designed to ensure the security of future drilling campaigns in the island's waters in the face of Turkish opposition Photo: AP/SCANPIX

East Med gas pipeline would reduce Europe's reliance on Russia but only if Erdogan challenged

Europe and US should help fund $8bn project to source gas from East Mediterranean and counter Turkish gunboat diplomacy

17 December 2021 0:00 GMT Updated  17 December 2021 0:00 GMT
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