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EU frowns at North Cyprus pre-election stunt – EURACTIV.com

Authorities in breakaway northern Cyprus are to open the coastal section of the long-fenced-off disputed town of Varosha, a Turkish Cypriot leader announced Tuesday (6 October) ahead of elections at the weekend. The internationally-recognised government of the divided Mediterranean island swiftly condemned the decision as a “pre-election stunt” and said it would lodge protests to …

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The EU’s watershed moment – EURACTIV.com

As the aggression and empire-building of Erdogan’s Turkey becomes clearer, the EU faces a watershed moment, argues Robert Ellis. Robert Ellis is a member of the Advisory Board at Vocal Europe, a Brussels-based think-tank dedicated to research on EU diplomatic actions, enlargement policy and democracy. Although the meeting of the European Council has been postponed …

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