Cyprus reunification faces final hurdles

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon (C) prepares to handshake with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci (L) and Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades at the start of Cyprus Peace Talks on November 7, 2016 in Mont Pelerin, Western Switzerland where Cyprus' Greek and Turkish speaking communities will conduct a key phase of reunification talks, under the aegis of the United Nations Prospect of Cyprus solution 'within reach'said UN chief Ban Ki-Moon on November 7, 2016. / AFP / POOL / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

The Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders will have to learn from the mistakes of the island’s first bid to unify 12 years ago.

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders have spent the past week on a secluded Swiss mountaintop in tough negotiations about reunification, but the trickiest issue is still unresolved: Turkey’s future role on the island.

Read full article at politico.


  1. HasoHaso said:

    @SaraStefaninii GCs cannot even accept a rotating presidency – what’s point of talking Guarantors?

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