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A Turkish Cypriot farmer in Nicosia protests the Annan reunification plan

Divided They Stand
Prominent Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders urged voters to reject a meticulously crafted United Nations plan meant to end the 30-year division of the island. The plan is to be put to a vote on April 24. Rejection by either side would likely be final, said U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan. "It is a choice between this or no settlement at all," he said in Switzerland after presenting his latest draft. Greek Cypriot President Tassos Papadopoulos claimed in a TV address that the plan violates E.U. principles by preventing thousands of Greek Cypriots from returning to...

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