Turkey

Cyprus proposes changes to the EU asylum procedure

Interior Minister Nikos Nouris highlighted Turkey’s role in the trafficking of irregular migrants during the proceedings of the European union’s council of internal affairs on Friday. “The €200 million in aid earmarked for Turkey for the security of its external borders should only be given under conditions,” the minister added…. Cyprus Mail …


Turkish Statistical Institute accused of manipulating inflation data

A former official has accused the Turkish Statistical Institute (Turkstat) of manipulating inflation data, Ahval reported on Wednesday. Turkey’s last inflation report in July was at 18.95 per cent. This is just below the level of key interest rate at 19 per cent. The governor of the central bank, Sahap… Cyprus Mail …