Turkey's Varosha move adds new complexity to Greek-Turkish relations

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Cyprus, EastMed, European Union, Turkey
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Exactly 47 years after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, Ankara sought to leave its mark for the 20 July anniversary, which was marked this week on the northern part of the island.

Beyond reaffirming his position in favour of a de jure partition of the island through the creation of two sovereign states, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the next steps in his plan to re-open the Turkish-occupied ghost city of Varosha.

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