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It has been more than a year that the Turkish Cypriots, responding to the calls ofthe international community and embracing the values of the EU integrationprocess, convincingly voted in favor of the Annan Plan. The Union should acceptthat Cyprus, for the time being, is an unusual case of a federal bi-communal memberstate in which the central level of government had, by default, put itself into asituation of having zero jurisdiction in one entity and should not, therefore, let theGreek Cypriot Administration to be a stumbling block for the economic development of Turkish Cypriot.


Mehmet Ali Talat
Mehmet Ali Talat
From the Desk of the Editor TPQ’s Winter issue examines global trade dynamics—from US-China tensions to the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to US tariff threats towards the EU. Chief among the issues generating a high degree of economic uncertainty is the US-China trade conflict and the magnitude of the emerging global fallout. Major changes are already afoot—namely a shift...