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The Coreper text on EU measures against Turkey will be on a 'silent approval procedure till Friday morning'
CNA - Athanasios Athanasiou - Belgium/Brussels 11/07/2019 21:44

The text drafted by the Permanent Representatives of the 28 EU Member States (COREPER) regarding the measures against Turkey, due to the continuing and escalating illegal activities within the exclusive economic zone EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus, stands now in a silent approval  Council procedure, till Friday morning, diplomatic sources informed CNA.

According to diplomatic sources that informed CNA, the processing of the measures has been completed in substance and their choice, but there is a disagreement as to the final verbal formulation of the last relevant paragraph of the text.

Therefore, the text stands in the silent approval process, and if a Member State decides to break it, then the text will go tomorrow morning to the PSC (Political Security Committee - another Council format) for further processing.


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