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Brown’s appraisal on Turkish intentions

Brown’s appraisal on Turkish intentions

L. Dean Brown, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management of the United States in 1974, was sent by Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to Cyprus to take charge of the USA Embassy in Nicosia after the tragic assassination on August 19, 1974 of Ambassador Rodger Davis and until the appointment of a new Ambassador.

Eide: trying to shape a federal Cyprus

The UN Secretary General`s Special Adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, is continuing to push forward for a solution to the Cyprus problem in order for the ‘state to operate as one European country.’ Eide, has said that having contacts with all the different political forces in Cyprus, to understand their perspectives, hopes and concerns

Building bridges through bicommunal events

One of the criteria for European Capital of Culture (ECoC) – Pafos2017 is to forge links of understanding and cooperation between the estranged Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities. But divided for more than 40 years since 1974 when the Turkish army invaded and occupied the northern third of Cyprus following a Greek coup, a

Our Central Bank constitutional mess By @alexapostolides

I am still shocked when I see how we underplay the deep routed social costs of the continued division of Cyprus. When working on the possible peace dividend of a solution, my co-authors (Fiona Mullen and Mustafa Besim) and I were constantly amazed how key failures of the economic infrastructure of the island were created