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Foreign Affairs: Cyprus holds the key to Turkish-Israeli rapprochement

Foreign Affairs: Cyprus holds the key to Turkish-Israeli rapprochement

Cyprus in the Middle Nicosia Holds the Keys to Syria, the Migrant Crisis, and Gas in the Eastern Mediterranean By Jonathan Gorvett On a recent December day, people strolling the seaside boardwalk in the Cypriot city of Limassol had their peaceful afternoon suddenly interrupted. Overhead, a brace of British warplanes roared from their base at

Israel-Turkey pipeline it may provide the final push to end Cyprus conflict

Interestingly, this Cyprus challenge also presents an exciting opportunity. A natural gas pipeline from Israeli offshore fields to Turkey will need to transit Cypriot territorial waters. While at first blush this may seem problematic, it may provide the final push needed to bring an end to the island’s 50+ year old dispute. Even as the

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