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Turkey’s Receding EU Hopes Seen as Setback to Cyprus Reunification

Turkey’s prospects of joining the European Union seem remote after the bloc this week criticized Ankara’s crackdown following the attempted coup in July. Turkey's actions are also impacting the talks continuing in Switzerland over the reunification of Cyprus, which has been divided since Turkey invaded in 1974, in response to a Greek military coup aimed at uniting Cyprus with Greece. There are growing concerns that Turkey may fully annex the north of the island. In the arid, sun-baked...

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