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Cyprus problem serves as deterrent against halloumi objections

Cyprus problem serves as deterrent against halloumi objections

The Cyprus problem works as a deterrent against objections to the island’s application to register halloumi/hellim (its name in Turkish) as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO), Agriculture Minister Nicos Kouyialis said on Thursday. So far, several outfits have expressed intention to appeal the applications — an organised group of halloumi producers in the UK, backed by

Famagusta return dangled in front of Turkey

Cyprus government sources have confirmed that the island could remove its veto for Turkey’s accession into the EU if Famagusta is returned to its rightful owners. Germany is ready to accelerate Turkey’s EU accession process, German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed after meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. Merkel’s statement came as she visited Turkey

Cyprus settlement could open trade routes for Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on July 20 expressed full support for the UN-sponsored peace talks in Cyprus, speaking at a ceremony in the Turkish Cypriot north of the long-divided island to mark the anniversary of Turkey’s 1974 intervention. Mustafa Akinci, president of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) since April, met with Greek Cypriot leader

Russia triples commercial transactions with Turkey

Quotas hinder increased trade between Turkey, Russia Published by:http://www.todayszaman.com/anasayfa_quotas-hinder-increased-trade-between-turkey-russia_365676.html There are a series of problems, mainly related to quotas, that need to be dealt with to reach the goal of a trade volume of $100 billion between Russia and Turkey by the year 2020. Russian President Vladimir Putin will be in Ankara on Dec. 1