h1

Ledra Street crossing re-opens

April 3, 2008

Is this finally progress? Has the new guard broken the deadlock?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7327866.stm

Greek and Turkish Cypriots have reopened a major crossing in the divided Cypriot capital of Nicosia. Ledra Street, which had come to symbolise the partition of the island, was declared open by local officials. It was split in 1964, during an outbreak of violence between the ethnic Greek and Turkish communities.

Advertisements

One comment

  1. […] 2007 that we mentioned the new peace talks.   It was April 2008 that the Ledra Street crossing re-opened, giving a glimmer of hope that some progress might be forthcoming.  It was just last month that […]



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: