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“EU calls on Turkey to end Cyprus air and sea ban”

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Cyrpus Mail, Jean Christou, June 23, 2014: “EU calls on Turkey to end Cyprus air and sea ban”

THE EU ON Monday called on Turkey to implement the Additional or ‘Ankara’ Protocol, which would require the Turkish government to remove all discriminatory obstacles towards Cyprus as member state.

The Turkish ban on Cypriot air and sea traffic is a major aspect of the protocol, and the delay in implementing it for Cyprus, has since 2006, prevented any movement on eight chapters necessary for Turkey to move forward with its EU accession.

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