Those who think that the international community will dip into its pocket for a Cyprus solution are in for a big surprise. The idea that Hungarians, who earn half of Cypriot salaries, will accept sending billions of euros to finance a refugee properties arrangement is a pipe dream.
Even the word ‘refugee’ brings Europeans out in a rash these days. I also hear that the Americans would rather ask Congress to spend money on killer diseases in Africa than on two-car households in Cyprus. So, no freebies are coming and also we should remember that in 2004, when even the stars were in line to solve the problem, the international donors conference had managed to pledge a mere 400 million dollars.
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