Cyprus reunification plan fails

  • 2003-03-27
BRUSSELSEuropean Union leaders on March 21 urged the Turkish Cypriot government to reconsider its rejection of a U.N.-brokered plan to reunite the divided island, which is set to join the EU next year.A last-ditch attempt by United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan to forge an agreement between the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities on the Mediterranean island collapsed earlier this month when Turkish Cypriot President Rauf Denktash said the plan was unacceptable.In final conclusions issued at the end of their two-day summit in Brussels, the EU leaders urged "all parties conce...
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