An Argentinean U.N. peacekeeper stands in front of the painted Turkish flag, left, and the Turkish Cypriot breakaway flag on Pentadaktilos mountain in the Turkish occupied in northern Cyprus. Cyprus was a united country until 1974 when it was invaded by Turkish forces. Since then, it has been a bifurcated state with a poor Turkish-Cypriot north and a surviving and relatively thriving Greek-Cypriot south.
An Argentinean U.N. peacekeeper stands in front of the painted Turkish flag, left, and the Turkish Cypriot breakaway flag on Pentadaktilos mountain in the Turkish occupied in northern Cyprus. Cyprus was a united country until 1974 when it was invaded by Turkish forces. Since then, it has been a bifurcated state with a poor Turkish-Cypriot north and a surviving and relatively thriving Greek-Cypriot south. Petros Karadjias AP file
An Argentinean U.N. peacekeeper stands in front of the painted Turkish flag, left, and the Turkish Cypriot breakaway flag on Pentadaktilos mountain in the Turkish occupied in northern Cyprus. Cyprus was a united country until 1974 when it was invaded by Turkish forces. Since then, it has been a bifurcated state with a poor Turkish-Cypriot north and a surviving and relatively thriving Greek-Cypriot south. Petros Karadjias AP file

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