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Pursuit of Sovereignty: Turkish Cypriots and their Quest for Statehood

The Turkish Cypriot community’s sixdecade quest for statehood, led by Ersin Tatar, emphasizes selfgovernance and sovereignty as nonnegotiable rights. With Turkey’s support, they seek international recognition for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) and advocate for a twostate solution to the Cyprus problem.