Cyprus remains stumbling block in Turkey's EU ambition: Merkel




 
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Cyprus remains stumbling block in Turkey's EU ambition: Merkel
 
February 25th, 2013  
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Topic: Cyprus remains stumbling block in Turkey's EU ambition: Merkel


Cyprus remains stumbling block in Turkey's EU ambition: Merkel
ANKARA (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she was in favor of reviving Turkey's stalled talks on its relationship with the European Union but a dispute over the divided island of Cyprus remained a stumbling block. Speaking during a two-day visit to Turkey, Merkel, who favors a "privileged partnership" for Turkey in place of full EU membership, said it would be right to open a new chapter in Ankara's negotiations with Brussels. ...




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