In his speech within the framework of his contacts in Vienna, Turkish Minister for EU Affairs and the Chief Negotiator Volkan Bozkır mentioned the Cyprus problem in terms of energy issue and said “Turkey is 40 miles away but Crete is 500 miles away. The best way to transfer the natural gas explored from Cyprus to Europe is Turkey. The energy issue is one of the issues which will help to solve the Cyprus problem”.
Expressing that this year, the 27th. Anniversary of the removal of the Berlin wall is being celebrated, Bozkır said that walls should not exist in front of the EU membership of Turkey adding that they are ready to cooperate on that issue.