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    Message to EU: Opening Turkish Ports to Greeks Cyprus will Bring the Government Down


    Falsifier-Onur Öymen

    By Zaman, Ankara
    Published: Sunday, July 02, 2006
    zaman.com


    The European Union (EU) Council Enlargement Collaboration Group discussed Turkey’s membership process during a visit to the Turkish Parliament (TBMM).

    Greek representatives in the delegation brought up the issue of opening Turkish ports to Greeks and the extension of Greece’s territorial waters in the Aegean Sea, which they regard as “act of war.”

    Gathering with the EU Accordance Commission members on Friday, one of the Greek representatives revealed they expected Turkey to open it ports to Greeks and Southern Cyprus demands the establishing air service between Larnaka and Istanbul.

    Chairman of the Turkish Parliament EU Accordance Commission Yasar Yakis firmly responded, saying that Turkey will never open its ports to Greek vessels as long as commercial isolation of Turkish Cyprus continues.

    Onur Ovmen, member of the main opposition CHP, said, “No government can open Turkish ports for Greeks; if it did, it would dissolve in an hour.”

    Ovmen reproaching the Greeks remarked it is injustice for Turkey to continuously bring to the agenda the Cyprus, Aegean and Armenian issues in an effort to hinder Turkey’s membership.

    He also underlined no government in Turkey will recognize the unilateral Greek governments in Cyprus.

    Surprised by Ovmen’s statement, the Greeks then brought the “act of war” issue into the agenda.

    Yakis first responded to the Greeks, declaring that Greece extended the limit of its territorial waters 12 miles including Turkey’s ports violating international law, and reminded, “If we were to accept it, our harbors in Aegean Sea would have to be included within Greek territorial waters.”
    "All truth passes through three stages:
    First, it is ridiculed;
    Second, it is violently opposed; and
    Third, it is accepted as self-evident."

    Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

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    • #22
      Eu Pulls The Rug On Turkish Talks Over Refusal To Lift Cyprus Blockade

      * STICKING POINTS

      Cyprus Turkey does not recognise the southern part of the divided
      island Armenian genocide the Government will not acknowledge Turkey's
      role in the massacre of hundreds of thousands of Armenians between 1915
      and 1917 Article 301/1 states that "public denigration of Turkishness
      shall be punishable by imprisonment". It was used to bring charges
      against the writer Orhan Pamuk, who acknowledged the Armenian
      genocide The Kurds the minority group continues to be persecuted,
      with prosecutions brought against Kurds who use their language in
      public life. Only Turkish can be taught as a first language in schools
      Clash of civilisations the predominantly Muslim culture has attracted
      accusations that Turkey lacks European credentials. France's Interior
      Minister says that Turkey "has no place in Europe".
      http://groong.usc.edu/news/msg170711.html
      "All truth passes through three stages:
      First, it is ridiculed;
      Second, it is violently opposed; and
      Third, it is accepted as self-evident."

      Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

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