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EP Office Head:EP would not favour solution with derogations from the acquis

EP Office Head:EP would not favour solution with derogations from the acquis

The European Parliament is not an institution which would favour a solution to the Cyprus problem with derogations from the acquis communautaire, the new Head of European Parliament Information Office in Cyprus Andreas Kettis has stressed. And this is because the EP is the political institution which perceives political unification and economic integration of the

Martin Schulz:European parliament will do ‘its utmost’ to help a solution

The European Union has the highest interest in seeing that the Cyprus negotiations between President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci are successful, European Parliament President Martin Schulz said on Wednesday. Schulz was speaking in Brussels after a meeting with Akinci. In a brief statement to the press Schulz said the European Parliament

The EP calls on Turkey to withdraw its troops from Cyprus

The European Parliament yesterday approved Turkey’s 2014 progress report in which it also calls on Ankara to withdraw its occupation troops from northern Cyprus. As well as to return the ‘ghost town’ of Famagusta to the UN so that Cyprus goes ahead with opening the port under EU customs supervision. “Turkey must begin to withdraw

Presidents Office releases statement on missing persons issue

        The President’s Office released a statement regarding the condemnation by the European Parliament towards Turkey with regards to the Missing Persons issue. The statement said that the decision announced on 12 February with regards to a decision taken by the EP towards Turkey and the issue of missing persons, was carried

AKEL’s MEP #Sylikiotis raises Tufanlı’s conscientious objection right to EP

  Published by:http://www.kpdailynews.com/index.php/cat/35/news/2369/PageName/CYPRUS_LOCAL_NEWS AKEL’s MEP and GUE/NGL Vice-President Neoklis Sylikiotis brought Turkish Cypriot conscientious objector Haluk Selam Tufanlı’s case to the European Parliament’s agenda during his speech on the 5th of December 2014. Below is the statement from Akel: AKEL’s MEP and GUE/NGL Vice-President Neoklis Sylikiotis brought Turkish Cypriot conscientious objector Haluk Selam Tufanlı’s case

Turkish maritime survey activities in Cyprus ‘in breach of international law’

MEPs have passed a resolution strongly condemning Turkey’s maritime survey activities along the coast of Cyprus, saying they are encroaching on the EU member state’s exclusive economic zone. MEPs urged Turkey to withdraw its vessels immediately as their presence constitutes a violation of international law. Turkey has been carrying out oil and gas explorations within

Turkey denounces EU resolution on Cyprus island

     Published by:  http://www.aa.com.tr/en/u/419953–turkey-denounces-eu-resolution-on-cyprus-island   13 November 2014 12:41 (Last updated 13 November 2014 12:43)   European Parliament to vote on a resolution on tensions between Turkey and Greek Cypriot administration over oil and gas exploration in island’s territorial waters.  ANKARA Ankara will not accept the European Parliament decision on a resolution on a

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