“Nicosia largely considered that capitalizing on the European Union meant activating the veto and enforcing sanctions. Accordingly, Cyprus has consistently overused or relied on these, despite suggestions from time to time for a different, more creative approach. This indiscriminate use of the veto is, among other things, largely responsible for ending Turkey’s accession process to the EU,” writes Panayiotis Ioakimidis in his article for newspaper TA NEA.


You may find the article in Greek here.