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Why is the EU not pushing the guarantor powers of Cyprus, Great Britain, Greece and Turkey, two of which are member states and one of which is a candidate state, to negotiate about their future roles in Cyprus. Why does the EU not lift the embargo against the Turkish Cypriots right away. Are the efforts so little because there is no real interest to find a settlement for the reunification? If so, why?

 

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Karin Resetarits
Karin Resetarits
From the Desk of the Editor Since the founding of the Turkish Republic, competing conceptions of Turkish identity have existed. Among many examples, the role of Islam has been contested, Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms have clashed, and various identity-based movements have ebbed and flowed, shaping political cleavages. National identity contestation has also spilled over into Turkey’s relationship with its Western...
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