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The Joint Declaration Explained

The Joint Declaration Explained

On the 11th of February 2014, a much-debated joint declaration signaled the beginning of renewed negotiations for the settlement of the Cyprus problem. Article 3 of the declaration provides that ‘the settlement will be based on a bi-communal, bi-zonal federation with political equality’. But what is a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation? You can find some more

Americans and the UN hope for Cyprus talks to resume early 2015

  Efforts to solve the Cyprus problem in 2014, took off on an optimistic note but ended with Cyprus suspending its participation in the UN-led talks due to Turkey`s provocative actions. The year was marked by an increased US involvement in the Cyprus issue, UN Secretary General`s Special Adviser on Cyprus Alexander Downer resigning to