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Turkey, the EU and Cyprus; Friend-or-foe pendulum swings again

Ağu 30, 2005 | Turkey, the EU and Cyprus; Friend-or-foe pendulum swings again için yorumlar kapalı

The Washington Times

BYLINE: By Tulin Daloglu, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES

On the Senate floor almost a month ago, Sen. Olympia Snowe, Maine Republican, criticized the State Department’s endorsement of congressional travel to northern Cyprus. “[T]he decision by the government of Cyprus not to prosecute those who make illegal landings is a gesture of restraint, designed to promote the freedom of movement among the two communities,” she said. She may or may not have meant that Rep. Edward Whitfield, Kentucky Republican, who visited northern Cyprus in May with a congressional delegation was lucky not to have been arrested.

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