About: Cypriot EU presidency

Agrifood 20-09-2012

Cypriot minister: Fate of ‘green’ CAP hinges on budget talks

The Common Agricultural Policy, now in its 50th year, is due to get a greener makeover as it enters a new decade. But much hinges on the fate of the EU’s 2014-2020 budget, says Sofoclis Aletraris, the Cypriot agriculture minister whose country holds the rotating EU presidency.
Global Europe 20-07-2012

Analyst: EU-Turkey relations are bad, but should not get worse

EU-Turkey relations are as bad as they that can be at the moment, largely because of the Cyprus EU presidency. But they should not get any worse because the two sides are dependent on each other, Ayla Gürel of the Peace Research Institute in Oslo tells EURACTIV Czech Republic.
Future EU 26-06-2012

Minister: Cyprus won’t be intimidated by Turkey

  Statements by Turkish leaders who say their country will boycott the Cyprus EU presidency are “insulting and provocative” to Cyprus and the EU as a whole, says Cypriot Foreign Minister Erato Kozakou-Markoulis.