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In the aftermath of the referenda in Cyprus, the UN and the EU made commitments for the lifting of economic embargoes and all forms of unnecessary restrictions imposed upon the Turkish Cypriots. The Turkish Cypriots are still waiting for the obstacles which have adversely affected their life for over 40 years to be lifted. This paper explores the political, legal, social and economic aspects of life in North Cyprus, along with the potential implications of integrating North Cyprus into the EU by developing economic relations.

 

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Kaya Arslan
Kaya Arslan
From the Desk of the Editor Over the last couple of years, Turkey has weathered multiples storms in close succession: two general elections that took place in a polarized political climate, an escalation of the Turkey-PKK conflict, a crisis with Russia, the 2016 failed coup attempt followed by state of emergency measures, and the continued threat of terrorist attacks. The aftermath of the constitutional referendum in April...
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