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The Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot leaders are set to meet once again at an open-ended conference to be reconvened in the Swiss resort of Crans Montana on June 28 with the participation of the three guarantor powers
Just a few days before the stalled Cyprus peace talks are set to resume, the Greek Cypriot parliament overturned the law that called for the celebration of a 1950 referendum seeking unification with Greece to be celebrated in schools, the main cause that led to a breakdown in talks
Sevil Erkuş - BRUSSELS
Turkey is the NATO member that has been affected the most by violent attacks, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said March 31, adding that the country had a right to defend itself under the rule of law.
Many world countries gave their support to U.S. air strikes on Syria on April 7.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged NATO allies to increase defense spending to 2 percent of gross domestic product, and asked each country to have a plan in place to fulfill funding commitments by the May 25 NATO leaders summit
The United Nations calls on all the major actors in Syria to redouble their efforts to ensure a cease-fire in the country after a suspected gas attack
The United States has a strong commitment to NATO not only in words but in deeds, alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on March 30 amid unease among European officials after U.S. President Donald Trump described NATO as “obsolete” during his election campaign.
Uğur Ergan – ANKARA
Turkey sent a report to the United Nations just before a U.N. Security Council meeting to address accusations that the Syrian government staged a chemical weapons attack on April 4, stating that the gas used in the attack was chlorine gas
UNITED NATIONS – Agence France-Presse
Approximately one in four children worldwide will live in regions with extremely scarce water resources by 2040, UNICEF said in a report on March 22.
The two Cypriot leaders on April 2 failed to set a date to restart stalled peace talks on reunifying the island after meeting for dinner in the U.N.-controlled buffer zone, the United Nations said
U.N. Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria Staffan de Mistura will be in Ankara on March 23 to hold talks with the Turkish Foreign Ministry’s undersecretary.