Cyprus Shifts from Sanctions Push to Diplomacy With Turkish-Cypriots

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It hasn’t worked for decades, but Cyprus’ legitimate government, a member of the European Union, is moving away from demanding sanctions on the occupied Turkish-Cypriot side toward so-called Confidence Building Measures.

Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said that was done as confrontation wasn’t working, the EU imposing only soft penalties on Turkey for drilling for oil and gas in Cypriot waters and reluctant to take on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Cyprus had been looking for sanctions after Turkish-Cypriot hardline leader Ersin...


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Cyprus Shifts from Sanctions Push to Diplomacy With Turkish-Cypriots


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