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Cyprus satisfied with Turkey-EU summit results

Cyprus satisfied with Turkey-EU summit results

The Cyprus government has expressed its satisfaction over the results of the EU-Turkey Summit, held on Sunday in Brussels, focusing on the refugee crisis and Turkey`s role in curbing the influx of refugees to Europe. Cyprus also welcomed the support by leaders from the fellow member states in reminding Ankara over its obligations towards the Republic of

Junker: Cyprus solution needs ‘two to tango’

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Sunday night that if the Cyprus issue was resolved in the coming months, Turkey’s membership of the EU would become a reality in the coming years. Davutoglu was speaking at a joint news conference in Brussels with EU Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

Davutoglu says EU-Turkey summit an ‘historic day’

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Sunday called the EU-Turkey summit on the migrant situation an “historic day in our accession process”. As he entered the Brussels building, Davutoglu said the summit was historic as it signalled “a new beginning” for Turkey’s a path to Europe by “re-energising the process”, and said Turkey was grateful

View: Response to annual report on Turkey was neither rational nor mature

THE GOVERNMENT has spent the last couple of days arguing that the European Commission’s annual report on Turkey was nowhere near as bad as some newspapers and political parties had been claiming. First, the acting government spokesman tried to explain that the report was not the disaster the negative camp had claimed. This was followed