Turkey says may begin oil exploration under Libya deal in three-four months

Turkey says may begin oil exploration under Libya deal in three-four months

Turkey says may begin oil exploration under Libya deal in three-four monthsTurkey may begin oil exploration in the eastern Mediterranean within three or four months under a deal it signed with Libya that was condemned by others in the region including Greece, Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said on Friday. Libya's internationally-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) signed the maritime delimitation deal last year. Turkey says it creates an exclusive economic zone from its southern coast to Libya's northeast coast, and protects rights to resources.