Socialist party EDEK officially rejected bi-zonal, bicommunal federation (BBF) as a form of solution to the Cyprus problem, with 98.1 percent of party members voting against it during a party conference on Sunday in Limassol.
Party leader Marinos Sizopoulos had caused a stir in early May when he announced that EDEK no longer believed that a BBF was a viable solution. His decision to steer the party away from the it was backed by the landslide vote.
Only six people disagreed with the party’s decision. It should be noted though that former party leader and House speaker Yiannakis Omirou was not present, nor was former MEP Sofoclis Sofocleous.
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