Ledra Street crossing re-opens

April 3, 2008

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


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.


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  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 […]

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