Greece and Turkey hold fast on Cyprus

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Greece and Turkey hold fast on Cyprus
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Outwardly at least, the leaders of Greece and Turkey on Thursday held on to their respective positions on Cyprus, a major dispute between the two neighbouring nations.

The decades-long division of the island was among the issues discussed during Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s official visit to Greece – the first by a Turkish head of state in 65 years.

During a joint news conference in Athens following talks, Erdogan and his host Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras engaged in somewhat chafed – if courteous – crosstalk on Cyprus.

“I am 43 years old and for 43 years this [Cyprus...


Greece and Turkey hold fast on Cyprus


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