Relevant to the recent talks in Geneva. The following map shows how the land was distributed between Greek and Turkish Cypriots in 1960 and 1999 including areas where the two communities were living together.
Cyprus reunification negotiations hit a setback
President Nicos Anastasiades cut his visit to Instanbul short after the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci was invided at a dinner hosted by Turkish president Erdogan during the UN’s World Humanitarian Summit. The Republic of Cyprus had previously requested assurances from the UN that under no circumstances the Turkish Cypriot leader would have attended the […]
Cypriots spent €8.8mil in occupied areas & Turkey in 2015
The amount spent in the occupied North and Turkey by Cypriots continues to increase. According to data provided by JCC the total expenditure from the beginning of the year until end of September, was 8.8 million euro. Cypriots spent 281527 euros in airports and flights, 63967 euros in apparel and footwear, 117637 leisure/entertainment services, 258433 […]
Turkey refused entry to two Cypriot MPs
Turkey refused entry to two Cypriot MPs, referring them to the process of issuing visas prior travelling which essentially requires them to accept the Turkish position that there is no Republic of Cyprus. The issue came up this week when a two-person delegation of Parliament, consisting of the MPs Nicos Tornaritis and Stella Misiaouli Demetriou […]
Turkish audacity – F16 fighters intercept Israeli survey plane over Republic airspace
In a continuing attempt of Turkey to challenge sovereignty of Cyprus according to Phileleftheros newspaper, Turkish Air-force sent 2 F-16 fighters to intercept a small survey aeroplane which was taking photos on behalf of Republic of Cyprus Land Registry in the Akamas area. The survey plane was leased by the Republic from an Israeli company […]
Israeli and Turkish Fighter Jet dogfight over Cyprus
Turkey has made a formal complaint to what they call a violation of the Northern Cyprus airspace by an Israeli F15 fighter jet on Monday.
BBC Documentary for Cyprus Division ‘The Green Line’ (Video)
This documentary was broadcasted in 1985 (11 years after Cyprus was divided) and explains what led to the 1974 events from an objective point of view. Please watch and post your comments!