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Turkey rebuffs Cyprus link to new EU chapters
28 May 2013
Ankara quickly rejects a tentative proposal from the European Union on accession negotiations, refusing to open its ports to Greek Cypriot shipping in return for speedier chapter negotiations. BRUSSELS --
Turkey has rebuffed the European Union which offered to turn its “one-flower policy” into a "flourishing garden" of several chapters, if Turkey fulfills its obligation to fully implement measures that would open its ports to all EU members, including Greek Cyprus.