Nicosia Uncut – Episode 14: Politics as usual before the EU summit (9/12/2020)

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Nicosia Uncut - Episode 14: Politics as usual before the EU summit (9/12/2020)
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Tension grows before the EU summit where possible sanctions against Turkey are on the agenda. Stormy waters in domestic politics on both sides of the divide. Despite all, the Turkish Cypriot youth continue to be a glimmer of hope for peace in Cyprus. Andromachi Sophocleous and Kemal Baykallı discuss the latest local and international developments affecting the divided island of Cyprus.

00:00 Introduction

01:15 EU Council and decisions about Turkey

13:15 Latest in the Greek Cypriot politics

17:20 Latest in the Turkish Cypriot politics

21:30 Turkish Cypriot youth marching for peace #BarışÇünkü

A young Turkish Cypriot peace activist, Melis Güvenir, explains why they march for peace (in Turkish language/ English subtitles.)

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