Hopes for a peaceful Cyprus lie in a UN vault

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Published on 12 Jan 2017, 5:58
The historic Cyprus talks in Geneva have been slow and difficult. Both side have created maps with proposals for new boundaries. They have been submitted to the UN and sealed in a vault. Discussions to thrash out a single, compromise map will be scheduled for a later date.

Turkish Cypriot spokesman Baris Burcu said both maps conformed to already agreed upon criteria for how much of the island's land would go to the Turkish Cypriot zone — between 28.2 and 29.2 percent.

In the meantime, the talk…
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