NATO head calls for solution of Cyprus issue

NATO Secretary General Rasmussen said the Cyprus issue should be solved to fix the problems in NATO-EU relations.

NATO head calls for solution of Cyprus issue

World Bulletin/News Desk

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said that the Cyprus issue should be solved in order to advance NATO-EU cooperation.

In a press conference, Rasmussen called on all sides in Cyprus to advance, find a solution and unite the island.

There are many things that were risked in the economic aspect, and the parties will be better off by reuniting, Rasmussen added.

After solving Cyprus issue, oil and natural gas drilling can be initiated, and furthermore political obstacles before NATO-EU relations will be removed, he said.

Regarding Israeli warplane's attack on Syria, Rasmussen said that no military activity was seen within the radius of the Patriot systems that had been installed in Turkey. 

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