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Not only the Northern Cypriots but all sides and particularly EU leadership is certainly responsible.
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Nationalist victory threatens Cyprus peace process

from EUobserver.com – Headline News

EU main cause of Eroğlug’s victory in Cyprus

from Hurriyet Dailynews by HDN
As far as the EU is concerned, it is clear few Turkish Cypriots have any faith left in the union as a fair and impartial player in Cyprus.

Eroğlu New President of Northern Cyprus

from Bianet :: English
Derviş Eroğlu is the new president of Northern Cyprus with a majority vote of more than 50 percent. His opponent Ali Talat got 42.8 percent of the votes. In Southern Cyprus, the result was assessed as a “negative development”.

Eroglu victory worries Cyprus government

from FT.com – World, Europe
Turkish Cypriots’ election of a nationalist leader who has pledged to resist compromise with the Greek Cypriot south could cause ‘serious problems’ in talks to reunify the divided island, the government has said

Key to a review, Cyprus elections

by FERAI TINÇ – HÜRRIYET
A new ?review? process has started for Turkey with the presidential elections held in Turkish Cyprus on Sunday. Yes, it has been six years since the Annan plan was voted on, but the resulting feelings of injustice and unfairness continue to be felt in the conscience of the Turkish public as well as that of the Cypriot Turks.

L?indépendantiste Dervis Eroglu élu président chypriote turc

by acturca

Reuters ? Les actualités en français, 19 avril 2010

par Ayla Jean Yackley, Nicosie

Dervis Eroglu a remporté dimanche l?élection présidentielle dans le nord de Chypre en promettant plus de souveraineté aux Chypriotes turcs mais il pourrait devoir modérer ses positions pour ne pas s?aliéner son principal allié la Turquie

Hard-liner’s victory in North Cyprus dims reunification hopes

from EurActiv.com by Georgi

A hard-liner won yesterday’s (18 April) elections in Northern Cyprus, which is recognised internationally only by Turkey. The development is seen by many as a blow for talks to reunify the divided island and a setback for Turkey’s EU bid.

New Turkish Cypriot Leader Says Talks to Resume

from NYT > Turkey by By SEBNEM ARSU
The newly elected leader, Dervis Eroglu, sought to quell fears that he would block United Nations negotiations to resolve the island?s status.

Hard-line president-elect assures Cyprus talks will continue

from Hurriyet Dailynews by NICOSIA – Hürriyet Daily News
New president-elect Derviş Eroğlu’s view of Cyprus is based on a single sovereignty derived from two equal, sovereign peoples. Should a united federal republic collapse, Eroğlu does not want to find his people left out in the cold without a state again as was the case in 1964 when the partnership republic collapsed. One of the reasons Talat failed to be re-elected, according to analysts, was that he could not soothe such worries among Turkish Cypriots

La présidentielle chypriote turque fait reculer la réunification

by acturca

Le Figaro (France), 19 avril 2010, p. 6

Laure Marchand, Istanbul

Découragés par l?absence d?avancée concrète dans les négociations de réunification de l?île, les Chypriotes turcs ont, sans surprise, voté en faveur de Dervis Eroglu lors de l?élection présidentielle, qui se tenait hier dans le nord de Chypre. Dans la soirée, le dépouillement de 84 % des bulletins donnait l?actuel premier ministre, un nationaliste, en tête, avec 50,3 % des voix, devant Mehmet Ali Talat, le président sortant et ardent défenseur de la réunification, qui remporterait 43,18 % des suffrages. Un second tour, le week-end prochain, ne sera donc pas nécessaire. Le résultat de cette élection est crucial, car il peut faire dérailler le laborieux processus de paix et menacer les négociations d?adhésion de la Turquie à l?Union européenne.

Turkey wants Cyprus deal in 2010 after Eroglu win

from Yahoo news
Turkey said on Sunday it wanted to tackle the problem of Cyprus’ ethnic division within eight months after nationalist Dervis Eroglu won the presidency in northern Cyprus, which relies on Ankara for its existence.

Chypre-Nord: un scrutin lourd d?enjeu pour les Chypriotes grecs

by acturca

Agence France Presse, 17 avril 2010

Charlie Charalambous

Une victoire du conservateur Dervis Eroglu à l?élection présidentielle dimanche en République turque de Chypre-Nord (RTCN) pourrait sonner le glas des actuelles négociations en vue d?une réunification de l?île, estiment les experts dans le sud de ce pays divisé.

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