May 19, 2014

Stars Are Aligned for a Solution in Cyprus

Ozdil Nami, The National Interest

The Associated Press

The Cyprus problem is at a critical juncture as there exists a unique opportunity for its solution. If this opportunity is utilized, a united Cyprus will be the keystone of a wider area of cooperation and stability in the Eastern Mediterranean and beyond. A glance at the issues that are affected by or directly resulted from the prolongation of the problem clearly highlights the need for an early settlement in Cyprus.

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TAGGED: Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Europe, Mediterranean Sea


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