Self-confident Erdogan may give Cyprus peace efforts a boost #Reuters

BRUSSELS, Nov 3 (Reuters) – After stifling initial groans of dismay, European policymakers are looking for a silver lining for EU-Turkey relations in the emphatic election victory of President Tayyip Erdogan’s Islamist-rooted AK Party.

At least Ankara will now have a strong, stable government able to implement agreements with the European Union to manage millions of refugees from Syria and other migrants, and perhaps to help advance a peace settlement on Cyprus.

 

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  1. Nicholas KaridesNicholas Karides said:

    For now, we know that a self confident Erdogan shuts down media outlets. Giving Cyprus peace efforts a boost is a puzzle, a .

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