EU leaders strike deal to end Turkey-Belarus deadlock, officials say


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  • Friday, 02 Oct 2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders on Friday agreed to end a deadlock over sanctions by the bloc against Belarus that were being held up by Cyprus, which was insisting that Turkey be punished similarly for raising tensions in the East Mediterranean, officials said.

(Reporting by Jan Strupczewski and Sabine Siebold; Editing by John Chalmers)

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