Polish PM: No threats over Cyprus' EU presidency
The Associated Press
Cypriot President Dimitris Christofias, left, welcomes Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk to the Presidential palace in divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday, April 18, 2012. Tusk is in Cyprus for a two-day official visit.
Donald Tusk said here on Wednesday that any attempt to weaken Cyprus' EU presidency would be perceived as a bid to weaken the bloc itself.
Cyprus was split in 1974 when Turkey invaded after a coup by supporters of union with Greece. Ongoing talks to reunify the island's breakaway Turkish Cypriot north and internationally recognized Greek Cypriot south have made little tangible progress.
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