A Common Enemy for a Divided Cypriot Society

Cihan Dizdaroglu

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Cyprus is experiencing a rare moment in which something other than the long-lasting Cyprus problem dominates the media coverage. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, Greek and Turkish Cypriots, like almost everyone around the world, have focused solely on the news and updates about the spreading virus. The Cyprus problem has been side-lined amidst such a serious crisis. This piece examines the potential repercussions of closing checkpoints and their impact on the Cyprus problem along with daily lives of all Cypriots.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationUIK Panorama
Publication statusPublished - 11 Apr 2020


  • Cyprus
  • COVID-19
  • Trust building
  • Intercommunal Contact
  • Cyprus Problem

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