Thursday, July 20, 2006

Erdogan: Turkey will Make no Concessions on Cyprus

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan had important messages for the European Union upon his arrival in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) to attend the 32nd anniversary commemoration of the Turkish operation on the island.

Erdogan was met by TRNC Prime Minister Ferdi Sabit Soyer upon his arrival at Ercan Airport, and told him, “We’ve fulfilled our obligations, and the international community should immediately lift the unfair sanctions imposed on Turkish Cyprus.”

Erdogan made clear that Turkey will not make any concessions.

Later on, Erdogan held a joint press conference with TRNC President Mehmet Ali Talat following a meeting between the two leaders.

Read the whole story on Zaman

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