Greek Cypriots show strong response to UK, Sweden and Finland
It has been reported that the Greek Cypriot Administration showed a strong response to the UK, Sweden and Finland for the prevention of sending of a ‘note’ by the EU to the UN in relation to the Turkish activities in the so called Exclusive Economic Zone of South Cyprus. Greek Cypriot daily Fileleftheros reported that the content of the note is ‘very harsh and strong’ and the ‘main actor’ of this issue is London.
According to the paper Greek Cypriot government Spokesman Nikos Hristodulidis made a statement and said that the attitude of these three countries is an unfortunate development. Nikos Hristodulidis said that the UK has displayed this attitude in order not to make the atmosphere worse.
EDEK also made a statement and said that the attitude of the UK, Sweden and Finland is unacceptable and provocative and also claimed that this action is a hostile behaviour towards an EU member country.
EDEK’s uneasiness against Socialists in European Parliament continues
Greek Cypriot daily Politis reported that KS EDEK Party’s uneasiness continues against President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz and therefore against the Socialist Group who prevent European Parliament from condemning Turkey of its activities within the so called Exclusive Economic Zone of South Cyprus.
The newspaper reported that although the uneasiness of KS EDEK continues, breaking away from Socialist Group within EP is not considered. According to the paper, EP Socialists believe that, there are many party members who bear hostility towards EDEK because of its attitude in 2004 referendum.