After the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, British Foreign Secretary James Callaghan warned: “Today the Republic of Cyprus is the prisoner of the Turkish army. Tomorrow the Turkish army will find itself the prisoner of the Republic of Cyprus.”
A fornight ago the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee in its report on UK-Turkey relations agreed. “Turkey’s EU accession process is stuck, effectively hostage to the Cyprus dispute.”
In 1921 the Anglo-Ir...
This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.
|To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑|