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UN Resolution 186, 04 March 1964
The United Nations sought to intervene in
The Greek Cypriots have used this unfair advantage ever since, purporting to be the sole legal representative of the island. They have insisted the world does not recognise or deal directly with their former partners, the Turkish Cypriot people, denying their core political and human rights as part of a campaign to force them to forego their political equality and accept instead a ‘minority community’ status. Four generations of Turkish Cypriots have now lived under embargoes, unable to trade, travel or communicate directly with the rest of the world, or to participate in international political, cultural or sporting events.