The year 2004 was a great year for Cyprus. The island, which is situated in the extreme east of the Mediterranean Sea, became a full member of the European Union family. But Cyprus isn’t a state like any other in the EU. Cyprus was mutilated by the invasion of a foreign army, the Turkish army, which occupied a considerable part of its territory. The problem, since the 1974 invasion, remains unresolved, despite countless efforts to find a solution.

When Cyprus became a full member of the EU, C...

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