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Cyprus banks may never open again

 
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Cyprus is within the borders of Biblical Israel & will be Judaized in Messianic Times to come!


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Cyprus belongs to Israel and was called The Island of Dan. The borders of Israel stretch from the Nile River to the Euphrates. Eastern Egypt, Sinai, Jordan, part of Saudi Arabaia, Kuwait, part of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and part of Turkey are within the Biblical Borders of Israel; They are "Occupied Territory".
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ya know what? numbers dont actually matter

GERMANY STILL DOESNT FUCKING OWN THE WORLD
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Wow, you think WE want to control the world?
As far as I know it has been the British, who created a huge empire, a quarter of the earth's total land area. It was you who exploited hundreds of millions in your colonies and treated them as sub-humans, only for your own profit. So please don't think Germany is the only evil country. Every nation has some blood on its hands.
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like i said before, mr butthurt - when we say 'germany', we refer to the govt, not its citizens
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Well, when I cant stand Brits, I mean all of you, not just the government.
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Merkel's father was in the Hitler Youth.

What did the jew-bolsheviks do to the East Germans
that changed them from Aryans to pseudo-jews ??



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Merkel's father was in the Hitler Youth.

What did the jew-bolsheviks do to the East Germans
that changed them from Aryans to pseudo-jews ??



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Hitler was a jew.They fabricated the holohoax together.Hell anybody can be a fake jew since they're all fake.bump
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Ooooh how those Turks loved those Greek Cypriot girls in 1974!

Cyprus NEEDS Israel to save it militarily from the Turks who enviously covet the Cypriot gas field.

The Israelis are more reliable an ally than the Russians. Vast amounts of Russian money is laundered through Israel. We want to help the Cypriots....we really do!
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better russian than the revived Roman Empire. ICELAND is the model. and whats 13 bill bailout? pocket change, esp to the mafia who blows up that amount every 48 hrs bombing folks in Syria, Iraq & Afghanistan
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YES!
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Oh, I see disinformation agents have arrived, attempting to distract the conversation.


Hitler was NOT a jew.

Read 'Mein Kampf' [except in perverted jew/nwo Germany where it is illegal.]

Hitler hated jews.


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ya know what? numbers dont actually matter

GERMANY STILL DOESNT FUCKING OWN THE WORLD
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Wow, you think WE want to control the world?
As far as I know it has been the British, who created a huge empire, a quarter of the earth's total land area. It was you who exploited hundreds of millions in your colonies and treated them as sub-humans, only for your own profit. So please don't think Germany is the only evil country. Every nation has some blood on its hands.
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like i said before, mr butthurt - when we say 'germany', we refer to the govt, not its citizens
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Well, when I cant stand Brits, I mean all of you, not just the government.
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cruise


join the queue. we are used to it. we dont give a fuck
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Ooooh how those Turks loved those Greek Cypriot girls in 1974!

Cyprus NEEDS Israel to save it militarily from the Turks who enviously covet the Cypriot gas field.

The Israelis are more reliable an ally than the Russians. Vast amounts of Russian money is laundered through Israel. We want to help the Cypriots....we really do!
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I see that the queue is growing...
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better russian than the revived Roman Empire. ICELAND is the model. and whats 13 bill bailout? pocket change, esp to the mafia who blows up that amount every 48 hrs bombing folks in Syria, Iraq & Afghanistan
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YES!
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i am really enjoying the idea that russia might step in. i can see merkels face now. and borosos. and van rumpuoy


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"Germany's finance minister has warned Cyprus that its crisis-stricken banks may never be able to reopen if it rejects the terms of a bailout."

"There may have been jubilation among many Cypriots at Tuesday night's parliamentary defeat of the hated banking tax, but now the country faces a tough reality."

[link to www.cyprusexpat.co.uk]
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The Israelis are more reliable an ally than the Russians. Vast amounts of Russian money is laundered through Israel. We want to help the Cypriots....we really do!
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What does that mean??!! That it was planned, and they are stealing ALL the money?!!!!
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How the fuck are someone get ANY money out now??
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So what is the bottom line here? Did Cyprus tell Merkle to pound sand or what? Is Cyprus going with the Euro bailout or not?
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How the fuck are someone get ANY money out now??
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You can call my cousin Larry.

He takes care of these things.
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CYPRUS IN FOCUS
by Barry Setterfield


It has always been apparent from Daniel 11:29-31 that Cyprus was important in the end-time scenario with Israel, the Antichrist and the Abomination of Desolation. To those aware of this Scripture, the following news items should act as an alert to the lateness of the hour. To understand what is happening, we first note that Antichrist arises in Daniel 11:21. This is the case since a single individual is in focus from that point to the end of the chapter. In addition, the 7 year Covenant is signed or begins in verse 22 and is mentioned again in verse 23. These verses literally read “And with a flood of armaments [a war] many will be swept away from before him [Antichrist] and also the Covenant begins. And after the Covenant is made with him, he works deceitfully and becomes strong with a small ethnic group [probably the Palestinians].” Second, we note that in verse 31 the Abomination of Desolation is set up which Jesus stated was yet future in Matthew 24:15. Therefore it is incorrect to ascribe these verses to the activities of Antiochus Epiphanes (c.165 BC), as some do, and claim that the Antichrist only arises in 11:36.




Third, from the context of Daniel 8 and 11, he is most likely to arise from Turkey. The reason is that both these chapters speak of Antichrist arising in the territory ruled by one of the 4 Generals who gained control over the Grecian Empire when it was divided up on the death of Alexander the Great. Daniel 11 traces the activities of the King of the North and the King of the South in this precise context from the death of Alexander right through until the Millennial reign of Christ. The first King of the South was General Ptolemy who gained control over Egypt and the surrounding lands. The successive kings of the south in Daniel 11 are those who had control of Egypt and its adjoining lands starting with the Ptolemaic Dynasty up until the battle of Armageddon. Interestingly, Daniel 11:25, 29 and 40 mention that Egypt and Antichrist clash militarily three times during the Tribulation after the Covenant is signed. The final time in verse 40 is the run-up to the Battle of Armageddon.

It is in this context that Daniel 11 specifically calls the Antichrist the King of the North. The general who controlled the northern sector of the old Grecian Empire after the breakup was General Seleucus and his Empire became known as the Seleucid Empire (see map below).

Originally, the Seleucid Empire held lands from what is now Turkey across to and including what is now Iran. However, the Parthians subsequently conquered the eastern territories and left the Seleucid Empire with a heartland consisting of Turkey, Syria and Iraq. Daniel 8 and 11 therefore indicate that the Antichrist, the king of the north, probably arises from Turkey, as Syria will shortly be destroyed as outlined in Isaiah 17 and Iraq is a country without the military strength or political will to fulfill Antichrist’s program in Daniel 11.

It may be objected that many believe that Antichrist comes as a European leader since the European Union is known as the Treaty of Rome and Revelation mentions that Babylon the Great is a city built on 7 hills, like Rome. What is not generally known is that the major trading city in Turkey is modern-day Istanbul, which used to be the old Constantinople, and that, too, was built on 7 hills like Rome. Indeed, Constantinople was the old Eastern capital of the Roman Empire. Today it is a center of commerce and trade. It is also true that the ocean cuts the city in two so that shipmasters could stand off in their vessels and watch the smoke of her destruction go up (Revelation 18:17-19). That cannot be done for Rome which is well inland. It is also true that Istanbul/Constantinople “sits on many waters” since it guards the entrance from the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara and from there the Dardanelles (controlled by Turkey) guard the entrance into the Aegean Sea and on from there into the Mediterranean.

It is commonly assumed from a cursory reading of Daniel 9:26 that the Antichrist will be a Roman or at least a European. Let's look at the verse.

"And Messiah will be cut off, but not for Himself; and the people of the prince who is yet to come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary." The argument is made that since Jerusalem was destroyed by the Roman, Titus, then Antichrist (the Prince who is to come) must be Roman.

But that is not what it says. It says "the PEOPLE of the [coming Antichrist] will destroy the city." Titus was indeed the Roman commander of the legions which destroyed Jerusalem. But the PEOPLE comprising those legions (who Titus commanded) were NOT ethnic Romans. A closer look at Daniel 9:26 reveals that it says the Antichrist will be of the same ethnic group as the people who did the destroying of the city and sanctuary. We know Titus commanded 10th, 12th, 15th, and a fraction of the 5th Legions on this occasion. The ethnicity of the peoples making up those legions has been documented as follows:


10th Legion (Fretensis) - predominantly people from Syria and Turkey.

12th Legion (Fulminata) - people from Eastern Turkey and Syria.

15th Legion (Apollinaris) - people from Syria

5th Legion (Moesia) - people from Serbia and Bulgaria – only part of this Legion was involved.


In other words, the PEOPLE who destroyed city were from Turkey & Syria, the old Seleucid stronghold. According to Daniel 9:26, this is the ethnic group Antichrist comes from - NOT Europe or Rome. This is in complete agreement with Daniel 8 and 11.


There is also a direct link with Babylon which is important since Antichrist’s seat is called Babylon the Great in Revelation 17:5. Following the fall of ancient Babylon to the Medes and Persians (Daniel 5:31), the Emperor Cyrus tolerated all religions. Eventually, however, the Babylonian priests tried to set up their own king. Their base was destroyed by the Persian Xerxes and they were banished from Babylonia and, indeed, the whole kingdom about 485 BC.


“the defeated [Babylonian priests] fled to Asia Minor, and fixed their central college at Pergamos [Turkey], and took the palladium of Babylon, the cubic stone, with them. Here, independent of state control, they carried on the rites of their religion” (William B. Barker, ‘Lares and Penates: or, Cilicia and Its Governors,’ Ingram, Cooke and Co., London, 1853, pp. 232–233) quoted in the journal "Vision" for Summer 2001.)

That is why the Church at Pergamos is told that they "dwell where Satan's throne is" and "where Satan dwells" (Rev. 2:13). So effectively, the Satanically inspired Babylonian system was transferred to Turkey. Therefore, Babylon the Great need not be in the location of Old Babylon but rather near the newer location in Turkey. So for these reasons, Turkey looks increasingly likely to be the country from which Antichrist emerges.

Reinforcing these conclusions, it should be noted that Turkey has the largest standing army in the Mid-East and the second largest in NATO next to the United States. Just recently, the Turkish Army has come under the control of the Prime Minister Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan after being independent since the founding of the Turkish nation. In addition, Mr. Erdogan has recently announced he will double the size of the Turkish Army to 1 million men.




Turkey is also the backbone of the newly revived Mediterranean Union, an event which occurred in 2 March 2011 as a response to the so-called “Arab Spring.” This Union, first launched in Paphos, Cyprus on 17-18 January 2008, though with subsequent problems, now contains 10 members along the eastern Mediterranean and North African coasts. It comprises Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, The Palestinian Authority, Israel, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco. It is important to note that, though Libya is shown to be part of the Union on the map below, it only has observer status, and is not an official member. It is in this context that the political party in power in Turkey, whose head is Mr. Erdogan, also has as one of its branches the Muslim Brotherhood. This body has been responsible for destabilizing a number of countries in the Mid-East with the so-called “Arab Spring”.










Two nations from the Mediterranean Union have lost their rulers this year since the Union was revitalized, namely Egypt and Tunisia, because of the action of the Muslim Brotherhood, and the third, Syria is shortly to fall as Isaiah 17 dictates. Turkey has supported those who overthrew these governments. All 3 are still part of the Mediterranean Union. Libya has also fallen, but only has observer status in the Union and is not a member. In view of these developments, we must keep in mind the possibility that we are seeing “three of the first kings plucked up by the roots” from the original 10 as Daniel 7:20 and Revelation 13 seem to indicate. With this background, let us now look at the details about Cyprus and its connection with Israel, Turkey, and Antichrist.




We have already noted Dan. 11:29-31, where Antichrist begins to move against Egypt again. But this time it is different from the first occasion. On this second encounter, we are told that "Ships from Cyprus will come against him ... and he will be enraged ...and forces will be mustered by him, and they shall defile the sanctuary, and take away the daily sacrifice and place the Abomination of Desolation." - Why should Grecian ships from Cyprus so offend Antichrist & link with setting up the Abomination in Israel?










The reason is that Cyprus is a divided island. - Half belongs to Greece and so is a member of EU. The other half belongs to Turkey, but UN does not recognize Turkish claims. So the dispute is ongoing even though the situation been largely quiet for some time.




If Grecian ships from Cyprus offend him, it indicates the Antichrist is from Turkish side in the dispute. The setting up of the Abomination of Desolation in Jerusalem marks the end of the first 3 & 1/2 years of the 7-year Covenant. But how can the Cyprus dispute cause Antichrist to place Abomination of Desolation in Israel? What is the link between the two? We are just beginning to see. Several enlightening articles have come in the last few weeks. They are reproduced here from the Jerusalem Post, Reuters, Daniel Pipes, and Debka Intelligence. These articles follow:





[link to www.jpost.com]


Cyprus decided to go ahead with gas drilling off its southern coast beginning in October 2011. After it concluded a maritime boundary agreement with Israel in 2010, Turkey unalterably opposed this course. Turkey claimed that having invaded Cyprus and established a Turkish entity there, which no one else recognizes, it is entitled to forestall all activity in the Cypriot economic exclusion zone (EEZ) until the status of Cyprus is worked out through negotiation.
At the same time, Erdogan has announced to the United Nations and leaders of Cyprus that his country is no longer prepared to accept the concessions it agreed to in 2004 on the reunification of Cyprus. The Turkish side will accept nothing short of recognition of a two-state solution on the island.


[link to news.yahoo.com]


By Pinar Aydinli | Reuters – Tue, Sep 6, 2011


Commentators have suggested Turkey might use the feud with Israel to build up naval patrols in seas between the Jewish state and the divided island of Cyprus. Turkey has bitterly complained about recent Greek-Cypriot / Israeli energy deals. The presence of Turkish ships would have a menacing effect and could be seen as a provocation by neighboring Greece, also a NATO member. Noble Energy, a U.S. firm, started exploratory drilling for oil and natural gas off Cyprus in early October 2011 despite warnings from Turkey against such concessions. Turkey claims the zones involved. Energy would be traded with Israel. Turkey objects.


Asked about drilling for natural gas by Greek Cypriots, Egemen Bagis, Turkey's EU minister, told the media last week: "It is for this (reason) that countries have warships. It is for this (reason) that we train our navies."


Cyprus, an island near Turkey and Syria of roughly 1.3 million inhabitants, finds itself on the cusp of momentous change. As it belatedly makes its grand debut on the world stage after domestic Greek-Turkish communal issues have consumed its first 51 years of independence, it faces both great opportunity and great danger.



The "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus" controls 37 percent of the island's land area.


That communal problem originated in 1570, when the Ottoman Empire conquered the island and its almost entirely Greek-speaking Orthodox Christian population. Over the next three centuries, immigration from Anatolia created a Turkish-speaking Muslim minority. British rule between 1878 and 1960 left this situation basically unchanged. At the time of Cypriot independence in 1960, Turks constituted one-sixth of the population.


Cyprus was hardly the only territory rife with ethnic tensions that London eventually abandoned in frustration – think of India, Iraq, Palestine, and Sudan – but it was the only one where it retained a permanent role for itself and brought in patron states, namely Turkey and Greece, as guarantors of the newly-independent state.


This mischievous arrangement heightened tensions between both the two island's two communities and their patron states. Those tensions boiled over in 1974 when Athens attempted to annex the whole of Cyprus and Ankara responded by invading the island, seizing the northern 37 percent of the island's territory. Greek annexation fizzled but the invasion led to the establishment of a nominal "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus" (TRNC), which is maintained today by some 40,000 troops from the Republic of Turkey. Hundreds of thousands of settlers have since emigrated from Turkey, fundamentally altering the island's demography.


Cyprus remained thus for 35 years, divided, deadlocked, and largely ignored by the outside world, until two recent developments upended the island's obscure if unhappy status quo.


The Noble Corporation's Homer Ferrington rig, built in 1985, has begun drilling in the Aphrodite gas field off Cyprus.

First, the AK Party came to power in Turkey in 2002 with an aggressive program of regional domination. It initially kept this ambition in check but with a heady electoral success in June 2011, followed immediately by its seizure of political control over the Turkish military, this intent emerged in full blossom. The drive to regional domination takes many forms – from escalating tensions with Israel to the prime minister's triumphal tour of North Africa – but with a specific focus on increasing Turkish power in the eastern Mediterranean. AKP ambitions have thus transformed the Turkish occupation of Cyprus from a sui generis problem into one aspect of a larger issue.


Second, the June 2010 discovery of gas and oil reserves ("Leviathan") in Israel's Mediterranean Sea exclusive economic zone, right near the Cypriot EEZ, suddenly made Cyprus a player in the world energy market. Cypriots talk of 300 trillion cubic feet worth US$4 trillion. Such numbers attract covetous gazes, especially from Ankara, which demands (via the TRNC) its share of future gas income. Further, the AKP's escalating anti-Zionism from Erdogan combined with Foreign Minister Ahmet Davuto&#287;lu's strategic ambitions suggest Turkish claims will extend to Israeli-controlled waters.


In conjunction, these two developments – growing Turkish ambitions and possible gas deposits in the trillions – link Cyprus and Israel in self-defense. Leading Greek Cypriot figures in the government, the media, and business told me during a just-concluded trip to the island about their urgent wish to build economic and security relations with Israel.





The Piri Reis, Turkey's only maritime research ship, is being escorted by Turkish naval ships as it trolls the Cyprus exclusive economic zone.



In the economic realm, a ranking government official proposes five projects: a joint pipeline from the gas fields to Cyprus, followed by a liquidification plant, a methanol plant, a 1,000 megawatt electricity plan, and a strategic reserve, all located in Cyprus. A media tycoon suggests selling the gas reserves to Israel and letting its companies bear responsibility.


In the security realm, several interlocutors proposed a full-on alliance with Israel. Cyprus would gain from Israel's much greater military, economic, and diplomatic prowess. Israel, which has already made protective efforts on behalf of Cyprus, would benefit from access to an airbase at Paphos, 185 miles (300 kilometers) from its shore, belonging to a European Union member.


Such an alliance would terminate the Cypriot legacy of non-alignment and low-key diplomacy designed to convince governments not to recognize the TRNC, though that strategy, arguably, has not brought it much benefit.


In the face of an over-confident and possibly messianic Turkish leadership that increasingly betrays rogue attributes, Washington, Brussels, Athens, and Moscow have important roles to play in encouraging Cypriot-Israeli relations and thereby diminishing the likelihood of AKP-led Turkish aggression.


Mr. Pipes (www.DanielPipes.org), president of the Middle East Forum and Taube distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, recently


visited Cyprus to deliver the Thoukidides Think Tank's inaugural lecture. © 2011 by Daniel Pipes. All rights reserved.


Greek Cypriot and Israeli Exclusive Economic Zones:

Turkish warships harass Israeli freighters. Israeli missile boats off Cyprus

Tags: Turkey Israel Cyprus Greece NATO Oil gas war Mediterranean

Israel F-15 warplanes react to Turkish harassment

Increasingly assertive Turkey is setting the scene for clashes in the eastern Mediterranean. Since Thursday, Sept. 29, Turkish warships have been harassing Israeli merchant vessels in waters off Cyprus, DEBKAfile's military sources report. They come close enough to establish wireless communication and caution the Israeli vessels they are in contravention of international law and ordering them to change course. The Israeli crews mostly ignore these "orders", treating them as Ankara's latest bid to assert Turkish naval mastery of the Eastern Mediterranean. But the situation is getting explosive enough to spark a major incident.


Over the weekend, Israeli Air Force planes circled near the sites of the incidents but not directly over the Turkish vessels. At the same time Israeli missile ships sailed close to Cyprus's Exclusive Economic Zone waters, where the Houston-based Noble Energy began drilling for natural gas on Sept. 19 in the face of Turkish threats. The rig is situated 160 kilometers south of Cyprus adjacent to Israel's Leviathan gas field.

Western naval sources tracking the new Turkish and Israeli deployments reported Saturday, Oct. 1: "Turkey and Israel are in a constant muscle-flexing contest in the eastern Mediterranean. They are metaphorically shaking fists in each other's faces and raising the risk of a confrontation that could quickly veer out of control."

Last week, Ankara retaliated for Cypriot and Israeli deep sea gas explorations by sending an exploration ship of its own escorted by a frigate and a submarine to Cyprus. Ankara sources also disclosed that Turkish F-16 fighters had been deployed in the northern part of the island. Voicing concern over Turkey's assertiveness, NATO secretary-general, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Friday, Sept. 30, said: "Obviously, the tensions between Turkey and Israel are a matter of concern. It's a bilateral issue – NATO is not going to interfere with that. But it is the interest of the alliance to see these tensions eased, because Turkey is a key ally and Israel is a valuable partner for the alliance."

Referring to concern about the tensions over natural gas exploration "between Turkey and Cyprus as well as Israel," Rasmussen said: "I urge all parties to find peaceful solutions to disputes through constructive dialogue." He said he did not expect armed clashes in the region. However, he suggested that Turkey has to be managed carefully as it asserts a growing role on the global stage.

Also Saturday, Cyprus President Dimitris Christofias had this message for Ankara: "I wish to underline to all those who attempt to question this right of the Republic of Cyprus: our sovereign rights are non-negotiable."

Five days ago, the prime ministers of Greece and Turkey, George Papandreou and Tayyip Erdogan talked by phone. And four days ago, Adm. James Stavridis, Commander of NATO forces in Europe, flew to Ankara directly from Israel for talks with Turkish leaders.

Turkish harassment of Israeli cargo vessels began after those interchanges, indicating that the Erdogan government has no intention of meeting exasperated US and NATO efforts to cool rising tensions in the eastern Mediterranean.
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" Banks in Cyprus will remain closed until at least Tuesday... "


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So what is the bottom line here? Did Cyprus tell Merkle to pound sand or what? Is Cyprus going with the Euro bailout or not?
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No, they are NOT.

The will give Russia the right for their gas, and Russia gets their banks.

Nothing special, because a lot of banks are already Russian.
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those fucking nazis want to buy Europe one piece at a time
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it is time t get rid of germany. Sent Putin to leave burning ground there.
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thanks for the flat-rate people blaming
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That is true. You can not blame everyone in a country. It's the Goverments fault, not the country
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i dont think anyone is blaming entire nations
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ya know what? numbers dont actually matter

GERMANY STILL DOESNT FUCKING OWN THE WORLD
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Wow, you think WE want to control the world?
As far as I know it has been the British, who created a huge empire, a quarter of the earth's total land area. It was you who exploited hundreds of millions in your colonies and treated them as sub-humans, only for your own profit. So please don't think Germany is the only evil country. Every nation has some blood on its hands.
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like i said before, mr butthurt - when we say 'germany', we refer to the govt, not its citizens
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Well, when I cant stand Brits, I mean all of you, not just the government.
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apart from this twat
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Question for the irritating jew posting its wall of words:


If there is another huge earthquake along the south Cyprus coast,
will a tsunami hit Tel Aviv ??


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03/20/2013 11:36 AM
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Re: Cyprus banks may never open again
How the fuck are someone get ANY money out now??
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They won't. It's all gone.
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United Kingdom
03/20/2013 11:40 AM
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Re: Cyprus banks may never open again
Print mutha fucka, print ...
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United States
03/20/2013 11:42 AM
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Re: Cyprus banks may never open again
those fucking nazis want to buy Europe one piece at a time
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They are not Nazis. In fact, they are not even German. They are something else.
If you cannot figure out who and what they are, you have a LOT of learning ahead of you.
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03/20/2013 11:45 AM
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time to switch on RT and see whats what
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03/20/2013 11:47 AM
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Re: Cyprus banks may never open again
"The Son of David will not come until money has been emptied out of everyone's pocket!" (Talmud Sanhedrin 97)

"Once a certain limit is reached, a change to the opposite direction is inevitable" (Confucius)! The lesson of The Flood has shown that God will not allow the pleasures of material existence to reach orgiastic proportions, and thwart mankind's raison d'etre by overwhelming the spiritual. Investment falls, company and bank crashes, pension fund scams, share price slumps, land value slides, mass unemployment, recessions and depressions are all examples of these checks and corrections.


"Before those days come, there will be no wages, not for man nor beast; I will set every man against his neighbour" (Zechariah 8) - "Before the Messiah, human wages will not exist" (Chofetz Chayim). "There is no clearer sign of the coming of Messiah than when all prices become equal" (Sanhedrin 98). "Before the Messiah poverty will increase, prices will rise; even though the vine will produce its fruit, the wine will still be expensive" (Sotah 49). "It will become harder to provide a man with his livelihood than to bring the Redemption" (Pesachim 118)! "There are certain sins for which the only atonement is to be in debt. When these sins multiply, then everyone falls into debt" (R.Nachman of Breslov). "Three types of individual will not be required to see even the entrance to Hell: he who was pursued by his creditors,..." (Eruvin 41)!
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03/20/2013 11:47 AM
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Can anyone explain why the markets are fairing so well during all this uncertainty in Europe right now?
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03/20/2013 11:47 AM
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Re: Cyprus banks may never open again
So what is the bottom line here? Did Cyprus tell Merkle to pound sand or what? Is Cyprus going with the Euro bailout or not?
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1325374


No, they are NOT.

The will give Russia the right for their gas, and Russia gets their banks.

Nothing special, because a lot of banks are already Russian.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 913721


So they'll have to give Russia their gas-resources AND their banks in order to save them from their banks.

Sounds like those cypriots should hang their bankers before thinking about anything else.