Annexation up for discussion, says Turkey

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Annexation up for discussion, says Turkey
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The request for Turkey to annex the Turkish-held part of Cyprus is on the table, Turkey’s deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag said on Monday, commenting on remarks last week by so-called foreign minister in the north Tahsin Ertugruloglu.

The Turkish deputy PM said the idea is something that “can be done”.

“Turkey and the [breakaway regime in the north] will sit down and make a political decision on the basis of this idea and others,” he said.

Asked to comment on the water transported to the north from Turkey via a direct pipeline, Akdag denied that excess quantities are being...


Annexation up for discussion, says Turkey


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