E A S T E R N M E D
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E A S T E R N M E D

20 July 2023

Summary

Evriviades The July 20th 1974 attack by NATO power Turkey, against Cyprus, succeeded in its military objective: the conquest of Cypriot territory -36.2% of its northern territories which include 57% of its coastline. [...] The legitimacy of the Republic of Cyprus is unassailable, so much so that the Cypriot state has even joined, in 2004, one of the most successful intergovernmental organizations, namely the European Union. [...] In pursuing its political objective of "disappearing" the Cypriot state from the international system, the Ankara regime has been increasingly resorting to tactics used by the Germans in occupied Europe and, characteristically, in Austria and Czechoslovakia, where the two states were "disappeared" from the map of Europe, through Anschluss and conquest, albeit temporarily, as the Nazis found out in. [...] In organizations like NATO, where Ankara holds sway and blackmails its supine members at will, the Turkish representatives have been, as of late, insisting that Cyprus - not a member- be referred to in NATO documents as some sort of an unnamed "ghost", yet still a real one judging from the obsession of the Turks to act as a Cyprus "ghostbuster" in NATO and other international fora. [...] Under the UN Charter war and the threat of use of force, are proscribed.

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