Cyprus talks end without a peace and reunification deal

Source: BBC News

The latest talks aimed at reunifying Cyprus have ended without a deal.

The Greek- and Turkish-Cypriot communities have been split since conflict erupted in 1974. A UN buffer zone separates the two sides.

A round of UN-backed talks in Switzerland, which began in January, were seen as the best chance to move towards a two-state federation.

But despite some signs of progress, the negotiations were deadlocked and called off early on Friday.

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  1. As I have lived six months in Cyprus I have some special affection for both the Turkish and the Greek Cypriots. I am sad that still they do not manage to compromise. Both sides should be able to take full advantage of their beautiful island nation.

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