Historical Overview

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The First Electoral Contests

By |2020-09-06T16:31:29+00:00January 5th, 2020|Categories: Historical Overview|

Cyprus accessed to independence on 16 August 1960. From April 1959 a transition period began from colonial rule to independence. The transitional government was led by Makarios and Fazil Kucuk, and was composed by seven Greek ministers and three Turks. The first elections of the Republic of Cyprus were held on 13 December 1959, before [...]

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The Elections after 1974

By |2020-09-06T16:41:04+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Historical Overview|

The Turkish invasion in the summer of 1974 brought about a territorial segregation of the population, which was completed in August / September 1975, when the United Nations moved north 8,000 Turkish Cypriots, the last remaining of the approximately 43,000 living in the southern part of the island. In February 1975, the Turkish Cypriot leadership [...]

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The Annan Plan and its Effects

By |2020-01-06T18:45:23+00:00January 5th, 2020|Categories: Historical Overview|

In November 2002, the UN Secretary General submitted a plan for the solution of the Cyprus problem, named the Annan Plan. The parties’ planning for the February 2003 presidential election was suspended or even overturned, while the issue of a Cyprus settlement dominated the election campaign, which was rather brief. Glafkos Clerides asked people to grant [...]

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