CYPRUS: Separation: A Sense of Betrayal

The strife-torn island of Cyprus was hit by yet another crisis last week. As hundreds of cheering Turkish Cypriots listened over loudspeakers in Nicosia, their acknowledged political leader, Rauf Denktas., announced the formation of a separate federal state in the Turkish-occupied northern sector (see map). Denktas, 51, who will head up the new state, offered to join with Greek Cypriots in a federation if they should choose to form a similar state. But he flatly declared that "there is no possibility of living together with the Greek-Cypriot co-founders of the Republic of...

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