[ Diretor: Mário Frota [ Coordenador Editorial: José Carlos Fernandes Pereira [ Fundado em 30-11-1999 [ Edição III [ Ano XII

quarta-feira, 12 de abril de 2017

Turkish language still far away from official EU status

In early 2016, Cyprus asked the EU to recognise Turkish as an official language, in an attempt to boost its reunification process. Over one year later, this request has made little headway.

In February 2016, Greek-Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades wrote to the Dutch Presidency of the EU asking for Turkish to be recognised as the bloc’s 25th official language.
Reunification talks between the two halves of the Mediterranean island are still ongoing and Anastasiades hoped securing official status for Turkish would advance the negotiations. Ler mais (...)

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