On April 26, 2004 EU foreign ministers resolved to end the economic isolation of Turkish Cypriots, dating back 40 years to 1964. The Turkish Cypriot community was overjoyed. Within a few days, the Green Line Regulation (GLR), which allows for trade between the north and south of the island came into effect. Turkish Cypriots were no … Read moreWhat the hellim PDO means for Turkish Cypriots. Turkish Cypriots know only too well the fate of their hellim/halloumi. They fear it will join a long list of other products the Greek Cypriot government gets to reject
Fahri Zihni, Embargoed! Chair, and Nejla Clements, activist were very pleas ed to have an opportunity to discuss North Cyprus embargoes with Turkish Republic of North Cyprus President Mustafa Akinci in Lefkosa. They were joined by Political and Historical affairs special advisor Meltem Onurkan Samani.