Turkey’s US Lobbyists Try to Bar Lifting of Cyprus Arms Embargo

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With the US Congress considering further sanctions against Turkey for its invasion of northern Syria to get at the Kurds, American allies – allowed by President Donald Trump when he removed American troops working with them against ISIS – Turkish lobbyists in Washington are trying to prevent the lifting of an arms embargo for Cyprus.

Turkey, which has occupied the northern third of the island since an unlawful 1974 invasion, keeps a 35,000-strong standing army there and has no arms restrictions as does the legitimate government that is a member of the...


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Turkey’s US Lobbyists Try to Bar Lifting of Cyprus Arms Embargo


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