The European Union said on October 27 it was sending 38.1 million Euro in aid to the Turkish north of Cyprus. Officials said the funds would be used to end the current isolation of northern Cyprus by developing physical infrastructure, and promoting economic and social development on the divided island. The funds will also help bring the Turkish Cypriot community closer to the EU, officials said. Turkish Cypriots were promised EU aid worth 259 million Euro for the 2004-2006 period two years ago....

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