Euro-MEPs to visit Northern Cyprus
Claudia Roth, co-chairperson of the German Green Party, and a group of European parliamentarians of Turkish descent will pay a visit to northern Cyprus in the coming days, upon an invitation by Turkish Cypriot Parliament Speaker Fatma Ekenoğlu. The parliamentarians will attend the commemoration of the 34th anniversary of the Cyprus peace campaign.
HAMBURG � Anatolia News Agency

�Turkey complicates peace efforts'
Greek Cypriot President Demetris Christiofias said the key to a solution on the divided island lies in Turkey's hands, during a press conference held late Tuesday, private NTV television reported. Claiming that Turkey's domestic political developments have complicated peace efforts, Christiofias said he would continue to work for a solution.
ISTANBUL � Turkish Daily News

Erdoğan to attend MedUnion summit
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's departure for France to attend the summit of the Union for the Mediterranean July 12 to 13 was confirmed when his office issued a statement yesterday. Erdoğan announced Tuesday that he hoped to attend the summit in a telephone conversation with French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
ISTANBUL � Turkish Daily News