The reunification of Cyprus will give a vital “economic boost” to the troubled island, the European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Olli Rehn, has said.

Speaking in the European Parliament on 8 May, Rehn said that in his previous post as enlargement commissioner he “worked hard for five years” on trying to facilitate talks on the reunification of Cyprus. He said that it was now “high time” to restart the process.

Rehn was speaking be...

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