An article published in the ‘Economist’ online points to EU hypocrisy regarding the “frozen conflict” between Russia and Georgia, Modova and recently the Ukraine. However, much less is said about Cyprus which has been in conflict for over 50 years.
It is unsurprising that onlookers are sceptical about a solution to the Cyprus problem given so many failed attempts. And even the UN Secretary-General’s latest special advisor on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide says that although a federal solution is best, some kind of solution is better than none, which would again, leave the North isolated and would contribute to instability in the region.
For example a loser federation or partition may be the more realistic solution.
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