Inside Story - 'Last chance' to reunite divided Cyprus

5 900
Published on 11 Jan 2017, 18:10
The small Mediterranean island of Cyprus is home to the longest serving peacekeeping mission in United Nations history.

There was conflict within years of it becoming independent from the UK in 1960.

After a Greece-backed coup aimed at merging Cyprus with Greece, Turkish troops occupied the northern side in 1974.

The island was effectively partitioned.

But it retains peaceful streets and flourishing tourism industries.

Presenter: Laura Kyle


Andreas Theophanous - Formerly an adviser to the president of Cyprus in the 1990s.

Muzaffer Senel - Lecturer at Istanbul Sehir University

Hubert Faustmann - Professor of History and Political Science at the University of Nicosia

- Subscribe to our channel:
- Follow us on Twitter:
- Find us on Facebook:
- Check our website:
Random videos
29.03.13 – 59610:25
AC360 Daily Podcast: 3/28/2013
news tech music