Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Sadly I don't see a ready solution. The problem for the turkish cypriots is that their resolution is in the hands of the greeks, who have no reason to play ball.

The Northern cypriots voted against a solution when it was within their grasp and also in the interest of the south. Now the South has no interest in solving the problem as they've got what they wanted and so are using their power of veto to let the N Cypriots hang out of resentment for the invasion.

This will only be fixed if Turkey, the EU and the UN take the decision out of the hands of the Greek cypriots. Which will require both Turkey and the rest of the EU to get mutually enthusiastic about Turkey joining up. An enthusiasm currently on the wane.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Aug 21st, 2006 at 06:28:42 AM EST
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