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Reflecting on Cyprus: Two Decades After the Annan Plan Rejection

The rejection of the Annan Plan by Greek Cypriots 20 years ago has led to increased Turkish influence in the northern part of Cyprus, with reports of mosques outnumbering schools and imams heavily involved in education. The decision not only prevented potential EU protections for the region but also paved the way for a demographic shift that has raised concerns about the future governance and character of the area.