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EP rapporteur to visit Turkey and Cyprus

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European Parliament rapporteur on Turkey, Dutch MEP Kati Piri, will visit Turkey and Cyprus this week to collect input for her report on Turkey.

Piri said on her twitter account that this would be an interesting week, adding that she is on her way to visit Turkey and Cyprus to speak with various people and collect input for her report.

Cyprus has been divided since 1974, when Turkey invaded and occupied 37% of its territory. Turkey a candidate state for EU membership does not recognize the Republic of Cyprus, which joined the EU in 2004./IBNA

Source: Cyprus News Agency

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