Erdogan proposed to the chancellor Angela Merkel, that a Lufthansa flight is done to the illegal Tymbou (Ecran) airport in exchange for Turkey opening it ports
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to apologise for blaming the Turkish side for an impasse in the Cyprus talks (cyprus-mail.com)
“Ms. Merkel thinks that the Cyprus issue was a process which began during her political power. It is clear that she does not know about history of the Cyprus issue.”
In the strongest terms the President of the Republic, before the German Chancellor, made clear that the investigations of Cyprus to explore and exploit natural gas will continue.
They’ve really proved their willingness to compromise, but unfortunately there hasn’t been any response [from the Turkish side] so far
A few days before the visit of Angela Merkel in Nicosia, the chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the German parliament called on the Cypriot government to allow Turkish Cypriots to trade directly, citing the example of China-Taiwan
German Ambassador to Cyprus Gottfried Zeitz has said that the forthcoming visit of Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Angela Merkel to Cyprus confirms the vivid interest of Berlin in Cyprus (financialmirror.com).