Turkish could become the next EU official language

As in 2002, the Republic of Cyprus is preparing for reunification

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, has filed a request to make Turkish an official EU language.

Anastasiades with the Dutch foreign minister, Bert Koenders, as the Netherlands holds the rotating EU presidency and the Secretary-General of the EU Council Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen.

The move is seen as a goodwill gesture in view of a final agreement that would lead to the island’s reunification. The same request has been made in 2002 during the initial failed negotiati...

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