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Look ahead to 2017: A potential Cyprus settlement?

Look ahead to 2017: A potential Cyprus settlement?

  After a turbulent 2016, Cyprus may prove to be an early bright spot in 2017. For the past two years, the leaders of the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities, Nicos Anastasiades and Mustafa Akinci, have been working towards a settlement of the dispute that has divided the two communities for over five decades and

Reuters: U.N. envoy sees ‘historic opportunity’ for Cyprus reunification in 2017

A senior United Nations official says ethnically-split Cyprus has a “historic opportunity” to reunite in 2017 and a meeting in Geneva in early January will be crucial for a peace deal that has eluded the island for decades. Eighteen months of intensive talks between the estranged Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities will culminate at meetings

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