Skip to comments.Russian Leader Putin: Isolation of Turkish Cypriots is not Fair
Posted on 01/12/2005 1:08:11 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe
A surprising support came from Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Cyprus Issue. ''We do not think that the economic isolation of northern Cypriots is fair,'' Putin told visiting Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan at a gathering in Moscow attended by reporters. Putin argued "economic relations with the Turkish Cypriots should be developed".
Putin declared that Russian federation would support a UN settlement in Cyprus. Cyprus was a sensitive issue and therefore must be treated carefully added Putin. Putin and Erdogan answered questions of the press in President Hotel.
''With regard to our future position, we will support the plan of U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to find a solution to the Cyprus dispute,'' Putin said in reply to a question.
''We will support any resolution that comes out of the implementation of UN Secretary General Kofi Annan's plan.''
Turkish PM Erdogan expressed Turkeys vivid support for UN Peace Plan in Moscow and said Russian contribution in Cyprus issue will be valuable:
"We support the plan of UN Secretary General Annan about Cyprus. We talked with Putin a while ago. We are supporting his plan about Cyprus. This includes continuing economic relations and removing the isolation.
A TRNC (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) business delegation came to Moscow with Turkish PM Erdogan. Salih Tunar, the President of the Industry Association of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, was among the delegation. Tunar said "As Turkish Cypriots and Turkey, it may be effective to tell that we want a solution." Commenting on Russia's choice in the voting on the UN Security Council resolution ahead of the referendum on Cyprus, Putin remarked that Russia voted "against" and had in advance informed the Turkish side of it.
"We did this deliberately not to block decision-making, but to preclude any outside influence on the referendum's results," the head of state explained. When Turkish journalists asked him how Russia would vote in the UN Security Council on this issue in the future, the Russian president answered that it would depend on the kind of document to be submitted for the vote. At the referendum of April 24 last year, more than three quarters of the 88% of Greek Cypriots who took part in the referendum voted down the plan for reunification advanced by the UN and supported by leading Western countries. Among the Northern Turks, 64.9% voted for it, with the 87% turnout.
Cyprus was divided after an illegal Greek military coup attempt in 1974. Turkish Cypriots with the help of Turkeys military support established Turkish side on the Northern Cyprus. Now there are two state on the island: Greek and Turkish Cyprus. However the Greek Cyprus claims sovereignty on whole of the island. The EU, with Southern Greek Cyprus and Greeces great efforts, imposes a political, cultural, social and economic embargo on Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). TRNC is now the only European country under such an embargo which is worse than the embargo imposed on Saddam Huseins Iraq. The TRNC has no army and has to rely on Turkeys assistance while the Greek side has a strong army with long-range missiles.
Interesting to say the least. Turkey has made hear bed with the enemy and turned her back on us.
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Speaking on Tuesday in Moscow at a meeting with Turkish businessmen, the Russian president Putin recalled that Russia was also developing strategic partnership with the EU. ''We welcome Turkey's success at the EU Brussels summit,'' Putin said. ''I hope that Turkey's integration in the European Union will open up a new horizon for Russian-Turkish business cooperation.'' - LINK
The Empire of the Antichrist is said to begin at where Attila's empire was, which would be Eastern Europe. This would agree with the idea of the Antichrist rising to power in Russia.
And a solar eclipse is mentioned, which could be the August 1999 solar eclipse over Europe at the time of Putin's rise to power in Russia, becoming then second-in-command in Russia. The new Babylon would be Europe. And the one coming from the 50th degree would be Putin, where 50 degrees North passes through Russia. And the Furious One who sees his empire united would be Putin, Russia, and the Commonwealth of Independent States that Putin is likely to gain greater control over.
Passage 34 refers to a Moslem invasion. And passage 33 refers to a terrible disease plague, could it be Bird Flu (Avian Influenza), SARS or AIDS?
33 "...a disease plague will result in the deaths of more than two-thirds of the people in the world. It will be difficult to determine the true owners of fields and homes, and weeds will be growing in the streets."
WHAT'S ON THE SIDE OF HIS HEAD IN THAT PICTURE
The August 1999 total eclipse passed over Austria and Hungary...I don't think any of Russia was in the path of totality, but if so it would have been places well to the south of 50 degrees latitude.
The one coming from 50 degrees could be Winnie the Pooh. The original Winnie (a live bear) was from near Winnipeg, which is about 50 degrees North. There will be solar eclipses visible there in 2044 and 2099, although I'm not sure the path of totality will pass over the city of Winnipeg.
Scary scenario...2 corrupt states agreeing to maintain corruption.
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