Turkey cannot become a member of the European Union, said Manfred Weber, the European Peoples Party’s (EPP) lead candidate for the upcoming European elections, adding that he would end accession talks if he becomes European Commission president.
A letter of protest came into public spotlight on Tuesday by Cyprus Permanent Representative to the United Nations Kornelios Korneliou.
The United States intends to end Turkey’s preferential trade treatment under a program that allowed some exports to enter the United States duty free, the US Trade Representative’s Office said on Monday.
The German Foreign Ministry formally complained to the Turkish Ambassador in Berlin on Friday.
China decided to cede the operations of its consulate in the city of Izmir on Thursday.
Within the context of the 4th Delphi Economic Forum, former Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias declared that ‘a state prospers when it possesses power, partnerships and alliances, and when it forges trust relations with other states’.
Finance minister of the Turkish Cypriot occupied north of the island Serdar Denktash declared on Thursday that the population figures reach approximately 800.000 citizens in the breakaway region of Cyprus.
New Democracy (ND) shadow foreign minister Giorgos Koumoutsakos sent a double message to Turkey after the conclusion of the meeting of the National Council of Foreign Policy on Friday.
"Turkey's consistent practice in its foreign policy and in the method it choses to gain things is either by forcing its neighbours to sit at a negotiating table at a time and way of its own choosing, or by provoking major incidents such as…
"Turkey's participation and intentions in terms of the energy field should be based on the existing international treaties and the international law" stated Alternate Defence Minister Panagiotis Rigas in an interview on Sunday.