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EU Objective 1 status for "Northern" Cyprus.

Postby vaughanwilliams » Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:36 am

Cyprus currently has Objective 2 status as regards the EU regional policy.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regional_p ... pean_Union
This is because the TRNC is not taken into account.
After any reunification the whole of Cyprus may be granted Objective 1 status, or what is now Southern Cyprus may stay as O2 whilst Northern Cyprus becomes O1.
Given that this is a regional policy, and that "Eastern" Germany still enjoys O1 status after 20 odd years, what is the likelyhood of Northern Cyprus being given O1 status for a similarly long time? Also, what would be the EU funding implications of the split between O1 and O2 on the same island?
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Postby Get Real! » Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:51 am

Capitalizing the “n” in “north Cyprus” implies that occupied Cyprus is a separate country thereby making your post incomprehensible.

Putting your propagandist tendencies aside for this post, at least on this occasion you should’ve written things correctly for your post to make sense! :lol:
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Postby vaughanwilliams » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:05 pm

Get Real! wrote:Capitalizing the “n” in “north Cyprus” implies that occupied Cyprus is a separate country thereby making your post incomprehensible.

Putting your propagandist tendencies aside for this post, at least on this occasion you should’ve written things correctly for your post to make sense! :lol:


I made no reference to what you term occupied Cyprus as Northern Cyprus. As a region, as far the EU regional policy is concerned, it would be fair to assume that the North of the island would be referred to as the Northern region, with the remainder being referred to as the Southern region. The EU still refers to what was East Germany as Eastern Germany and it is classed as a region of Germany.
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Postby Get Real! » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:10 pm

If you want to get technical, both the UN and EU officially refer to the “TRNC” as the “subordinate local administration of Turkey”. Feel free to search this title to see how many hits you’ll get!
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Postby vaughanwilliams » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:28 pm

Get Real! wrote:If you want to get technical, both the UN and EU officially refer to the “TRNC” as the “subordinate local administration of Turkey”. Feel free to search this title to see how many hits you’ll get!


Semantics.
This is not about the TRNC.
I am referring to the area of Cyprus which, post solution, the EU will refer to as the Northern (Region of) Cyprus, as far as regional policy goes.
If you want, I will happily refer to it as the northern region of Cyprus.
Back to the thread.
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Postby Oracle » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:34 pm

If it's not recognized now as a region, but only an illegally occupied territory which the RoC cannot effectively administer, then why should it gain any status in its "own" right?
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Postby vaughanwilliams » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:42 pm

Oracle wrote:If it's not recognized now as a region, but only an illegally occupied territory which the RoC cannot effectively administer, then why should it gain any status in its "own" right?


Which bit of "post solution" are you having difficulty understanding? :shock:
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Postby Oracle » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:47 pm

vaughanwilliams wrote:
Oracle wrote:If it's not recognized now as a region, but only an illegally occupied territory which the RoC cannot effectively administer, then why should it gain any status in its "own" right?


Which bit of "post solution" are you having difficulty understanding? :shock:


Which bit of "solution" are you missing?
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Postby vaughanwilliams » Fri Feb 19, 2010 12:51 pm

Oracle wrote:
vaughanwilliams wrote:
Oracle wrote:If it's not recognized now as a region, but only an illegally occupied territory which the RoC cannot effectively administer, then why should it gain any status in its "own" right?


Which bit of "post solution" are you having difficulty understanding? :shock:


Which bit of "solution" are you missing?

Please go back and re-read my original thread. Either that, or get someone to explain it to you. :roll:
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Postby Oracle » Fri Feb 19, 2010 1:00 pm

vaughanwilliams wrote:
Oracle wrote:
vaughanwilliams wrote:
Oracle wrote:If it's not recognized now as a region, but only an illegally occupied territory which the RoC cannot effectively administer, then why should it gain any status in its "own" right?


Which bit of "post solution" are you having difficulty understanding? :shock:


Which bit of "solution" are you missing?

Please go back and re-read my original thread. Either that, or get someone to explain it to you. :roll:


You are making assumptions about a "regional" disparity of wealth because you fail to appreciate that "post solution", the 80% GCs who made up the natural population of the north will be returning to their homes. They are very wealthy by EU standards.

In other words, you still visualise a "north" full of impoverished Anatolians.

That won't be the case "post solution"; therefore, your assumptions are fallacious.
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