Was it indeed an effort aimed at arresting the decline in the share of his Movement for Social Democracy’s (EDEK) votes or was he really concerned about the Cyprus talks process? For whatever reason, EDEK leader Marinos Sizopoulos initiated something far bigger than he might have aimed to with his decision to disclose confidential Greek Cypriot National Council meeting minutes containing discussions on the Cyprus talks.
There are of course good and bad aspects of every move. On the good side, what Sizopoulos did allowed people to get some first-hand information for the first time in many months about the serious, fallacious tales of progress in the Cyprus talks. It also helped to explain to the international community how greedy and carnivorous the political animal in the Greek Cypriot sector of the island has always been.
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