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Re: Was it a mistake to join the eu?

Postby Get Real! » Thu Feb 20, 2014 6:33 pm

observer wrote:GR: Well then you should give credit where credit is due because on a pound for pound I’d say Cyprus’ influence or clout is pretty legendary.
I think you mean mythical !!!!!!!

Nah... I think it's pretty admirable for its size. :|
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Re: Was it a mistake to join the eu?

Postby Paphitis » Thu Feb 20, 2014 6:34 pm

observer wrote:GR: Well then you should give credit where credit is due because on a pound for pound I’d say Cyprus’ influence or clout is pretty legendary.
I think you mean mythical !!!!!!!


Observer,

GR is wrong. The RoC has negligible influence because of its size. And even if things could be in our favour, our politicians seem to stuff it up.

There are a few things going for the RoC however and this seems to be a problem for Turkey.
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Re: Was it a mistake to join the eu?

Postby Paphitis » Thu Feb 20, 2014 6:36 pm

Get Real! wrote:
Paphitis wrote:
Get Real! wrote:Well then you should give credit where credit is due because on a pound for pound I’d say Cyprus’ influence or clout is pretty legendary. :)


How legendary would it be without the EU? :lol:

Paphitis, I reckon Cyprus' political clout is greater than that of Australia! :lol:


And I would reckon you're deluded! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Was it a mistake to join the eu?

Postby Get Real! » Thu Feb 20, 2014 6:37 pm

Paphitis wrote:
Get Real! wrote:
Paphitis wrote:
Get Real! wrote:Well then you should give credit where credit is due because on a pound for pound I’d say Cyprus’ influence or clout is pretty legendary. :)


How legendary would it be without the EU? :lol:

Paphitis, I reckon Cyprus' political clout is greater than that of Australia! :lol:


And I would reckon you're deluded! :lol: :lol: :lol:

I'm serious mate... you guys are just a bunch of sheep-shagging ghosts! :lol:

Anyways, I’m gonna let you two get on with being spiteful to each other because I think that’s what you really want to do and I’m getting in the way! :lol:

Chao! :wink:
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Re: Was it a mistake to join the eu?

Postby Paphitis » Thu Feb 20, 2014 6:39 pm

Get Real! wrote:
Paphitis wrote:
Get Real! wrote:
Paphitis wrote:
Get Real! wrote:Well then you should give credit where credit is due because on a pound for pound I’d say Cyprus’ influence or clout is pretty legendary. :)


How legendary would it be without the EU? :lol:

Paphitis, I reckon Cyprus' political clout is greater than that of Australia! :lol:


And I would reckon you're deluded! :lol: :lol: :lol:

I'm serious mate... you guys are just a bunch of sheep-shagging ghosts! :lol:

Anyways, I’m gonna let you two get on with being spiteful to each other because I think that’s what you really want to do and I’m getting in the way! :lol:

Chao! :wink:


I'm not spiteful to Observer so hold your horses. If he is genuine then that's fine.

I'm not a spiteful person at all, you should know that!
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Re: Was it a mistake to join the eu?

Postby observer » Thu Feb 20, 2014 6:51 pm

I don't think Paphitis is being spiteful either.

I just think that he is wrong about there being any difference in Turkey's behaviour before 2004 and after 2004. If that was the reason why RoC joined the eu then it was a mistake to have joined.
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Re: Was it a mistake to join the eu?

Postby Paphitis » Thu Feb 20, 2014 6:55 pm

observer wrote:I don't think Paphitis is being spiteful either.

I just think that he is wrong about there being any difference in Turkey's behaviour before 2004 and after 2004. If that was the reason why RoC joined the eu then it was a mistake to have joined.


Awe, thanks Observer. I wasn't being spiteful and I don't think you were either.

I agree Turkey did not waver at all prior to 2004. However, since 2004, you got to admit that Turkey has been a little erratic for the following reasons:
1) EU ambitions,
2) Natural Gas finds in the RoC EEZ, and finally
3) closer cooperation between the RoC and Israel.

And Israel has massive influence and political clout!
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Re: Was it a mistake to join the eu?

Postby Maximus » Thu Feb 20, 2014 7:58 pm

Turkeys behavior has not changed since before or after 2004 and I don't think it will change for the better in the future either.

I also don't think Turkey will ever join the EU, even though she wants to. Period.
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Re: Was it a mistake to join the eu?

Postby Paphitis » Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:13 pm

Are you sure about that Max?
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Re: Was it a mistake to join the eu?

Postby Maximus » Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:14 pm

Paphitis wrote:Are you sure about that Max?


which part?
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