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Xavier Palacios

Xavier Palacios

Xavier Palacios is a freelance political risk analyst based in Nicosia, Cyprus. His work focuses on South East Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean, with a special interest in Turkish politics, history and culture. Follow him on Twitter: @palaciosmengod

Analysis: Erdogan's hardline approach to the Cyprus dispute risks reviving old animosities and creating new divides, further complicating the task of resolving the polarised island’s status.

29 July, 2021

Analysis: The failure of peace talks has shown yet again how regional polarisation has become one more layer in the complex task of resolving the frozen conflict in Cyprus.

04 May, 2021