London paralyzed by Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, Brexit in 2018

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Forty-four years ago Turkish paratroopers landed in Cyprus. Soon afterwards a second Turkish invasion with armored units took place and Cyprus was cut in two. The French have a saying that nothing lasts longer than the provisional. It seemed obvious in 1974 that with the military dictatorship overthrown in Athens, and a reasonable non-military government in Ankara it should be possible to find a solution and restore the integrity of the whole island of Cyprus as a United Nations member-state.

Half a century later we are still waiting. In London, one of the guarantor powers...


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London paralyzed by Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, Brexit in 2018


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