The Central Committee of EDEK party issued a statement on Sunday rejecting a bizonal, bicommuncal federation as a solution to the Cyprus problem.
This move by the party leadership means that EDEK is taking an official hard-line position on the peace negotiations.
In a press release, EDEK lists a number of points it considers negative in a bizonal solution. Among others, they describe the solution as “racist”, “anti-democratic” and believe it turns Cypriots into second-class citizens.
EDEK believes that Turkish Cypriot progressive movements can take hold only after the Turkish military withdraws from Cyprus…………….
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