Nicosia pleased with Turkish retraction

Nicosia has welcomed a move from Brussels to force Turkey into retracting its description of the Cyprus Republic as ‘void’ in a document submitted last week to the Turkish-EU Partnership Council.

Cyprus had protested against the wording to the European Union prompting officials in Brussels to act.

During Monday’s partnership council meeting, Turkey removed the wording about Cyprus with the move coming about, according to Phileleftheros newspaper, after EU officials spoke with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and Minister for EU Affairs Volkan Bozkir during a dinner on Sunday night.

The move was welcomed by Government Spokesperson Nicos Christodoulides…………………

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http://in-cyprus.com/nicosia-pleased-with-turkish-retraction/

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  1. Andreas EkkeshisAndreas Ekkeshis said:

    Now is the time for #EU to also force #Turkey to withdraw 45000 occupying troops from #Cyprus for negotiations to succeed.

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