"Mehmet Ali Birand: Cyprus bargaining in Ankara
Monday, March 7, 2005
Greek Cypriot leader Papadopoulos, who wasted the opportunity to obtain official recognition on Dec. 17, wants Turkey to lift its embargo on Cypriot planes and ships. He aims to increase chances of recognition. Ankara is up in arms. The EU is trying to make both sides see reason
Mehmet Ali Birand
The first top level meeting between the European Union and Turkey after Dec. 17, 2004 takes place in Ankara today. Representatives from the council and the commission will be present. "
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