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Potential frozen Turkey-EU ties if Cyprus gets EU presidency

Potential frozen Turkey-EU ties if Cyprus gets EU presidency

Marking what could potentially be the lowest point in Turkey-EU ties, tension between Cyprus and Turkey over offshore exploration has forced the latter to rethink ties with the European Union.

September 19, 2011 3:27
 

Cyprus defies Turkey, gas drill imminent

Cypriot President Demetris Christofias said on Sunday Cyprus would start drilling for hydrocarbons within the next few days, defying warnings from Turkey which has challenged its authority to do so.

September 19, 2011 11:02