Moving checkpoints outside Nicosia walled City for a bi-communal free zone

The oldest and the most valuable part of the last divided capital city of Europe with thousands of monuments is now under three different legal and administrative authorities. With Nicosia the first divided settlement on the island, yet also the subject of Cyprus’ first bi-communal project as developed by the municipalities of this city, could it now play a special role in the re-unification of the island by hosting the first re-unified initiative?

The “Free Walled City” is a proposal to establish the first free zone on the island with the aim of developing an effective economic, social, cultural and confidence building project.

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http://cyprus-mail.com/2015/07/12/nicosias-old-town-as-a-bi-communal-free-zone/

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  1. Elly SymonsElly Symons said:

    @Cyprus2015 This city developed as a beautiful circle – it is still devastating to see it hacked through the middle

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