WHAT IF: THE ANNAN PLAN AND TURKEY
Marcus A. Templar
(Balkan Expert, holds a Master of Science Degree in Strategic Intelligence)
Greek Cypriots, the majority population on the Island of Cyprus, overwhelmingly rejected a plan for reunification with the island’s small Turkish minority developed by United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan in a referendum on April 24, 2004. The majority Greeks regarded the solution offered by Annan as impractical and unfair, while the government of Turkey praised it as very doable and accommodating to both parties.
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