POLICY PAPER SERIES 1/2023 - April 2023 - The Cyprus Problem: A Dissenting View
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POLICY PAPER SERIES 1/2023 - April 2023 - The Cyprus Problem: A Dissenting View

20 April 2023

Summary

The result, a four point agreement that 1 The text of the Agreement can be found in the website of the Press and Information Office (PIO) of the Republic of Cyprus. [...] He was condemned into carrying the burden of the settlement, of betraying enosis, the stigma of his signature and the incubus of the overall responsibility for what had already taken place and what would take place, even though in the latter case for the wrong reasons. [...] True, indeed, the incident in the early hours of 21st December was trivial, comical, amusing, in the words of John Foster Dulles, one week before the outbreak of the Korean War.20 The consequences, on the other hand, were devastating. [...] The Turkish invasion of July 1974 and the military occupation of 37% of the Republic of Cyprus’ territory was the practical implementation of Ankara’s vision of the 1950’s. [...] In fact, in the 1950’s, the euphemism used to label any US intervention in the domestic affairs of Greece (like the adoption of the winner take all system of the November 1952 general elections, following much pressure by the then US Ambassador, John Peurifoy) was called the “American factor.” 28 Anne Deighton, ed., Britain and the Cold War (New York: St.

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Cyprus

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