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Turkey & Cyprus

Post by carita » Wed Sep 27, 2006 9:11 pm

How can this issue be resolved?

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Post by appleton » Wed Jan 03, 2007 11:23 am

Sorry for the bump. No replies here so...

Turkish side of Cyprus isn't recognised by the UK. Greek side is.

Who invaded the Island (and took half)? It was the Turk's? No?

Turkey doesn't want to give back half of Cyprus and Greece is not going to co-operate unless it gets the whole island back. Nobody wants to budge again a situation that will stand still for the next 30 years ;)

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Post by Lad » Wed Jan 03, 2007 12:04 pm

That's right. A deadlock. A deadlock it will remain and I think if the EU expansion continues they will sort this problem out. ;)
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Post by appleton » Wed Jan 03, 2007 12:40 pm

There we are! Thank Brussels for the EU :P
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Post by ford007 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:10 pm

Turks were always arch enemies of the Europeans. How ironic it is to grant them membership to EU? 500 years of massacring, forcible conversions and abduction of Balkan Europeans by Turks forgotten in 5 seconds.

Meanwhile I won't be forgetting this:

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Post by Per » Fri Jan 30, 2009 7:14 am

Never seen that painting before, what does it illustrate?

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Post by ford007 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 8:28 am

[quote=Per]
Never seen that painting before, what does it illustrate?
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It is a very famous painting known as "Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to Sultan Mehmed IV of the Ottoman Empire" by Ilya Repin. To find out more click on that image.

The painting is based on the reply sent by the Russians and Ukranians in 1676 to Turkish Sultan.
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