The Cyprus Question and the Turkish Position in International Law / Edition 2

The Cyprus Question and the Turkish Position in International Law / Edition 2

by Zaim M. Necatigil, Gillian M. White, Nectagil
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198258461

ISBN-13: 9780198258469

Pub. Date: 07/28/1993

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The question of who should govern the island of Cyprus remains an intractable problem in world affairs. This important book sets out the Turkish position principally from a legal standpoint, but also draws on significant historical, political, and diplomatic sources. Necatigil examines the recent history of Cyprus and details the international law aspects of

Overview

The question of who should govern the island of Cyprus remains an intractable problem in world affairs. This important book sets out the Turkish position principally from a legal standpoint, but also draws on significant historical, political, and diplomatic sources. Necatigil examines the recent history of Cyprus and details the international law aspects of developments since 1963.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198258469
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/1993
Pages:
542
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.81(h) x 1.45(d)

Table of Contents

List Of Figuresxv
Chronology Of Eventsxvii
1.The Birth Of The Cyprus Republic1
1.Introduction1
2.British rule3
3.The Treaties and the Constitution14
4.The breakdown of the Constitution20
5.The Akritas Plan26
6.Why Enosis?29
2.The Uneasy Years 1963 197432
1.The intercommunal hostilities32
2.Kokkina--Mansoura fighting and action by the Turkish air force41
3.Attack at Ayios Theodoros43
4.Intercession, mediation, and peacekeeping45
5.UN Mediator's report52
6.Emergence of a Greek Cypriot Administration53
7.Violations of the 1960 Constitution and the doctrine of 'necessity'56
8.Cyprus Turkish Administration65
9.Status of the Treaties and the 1960 Constitution68
3.Intercommunal Negotiations 1968-197476
4.Turkish Intervention And Its Aftermath86
1.Dispute over Enosis86
2.The coup89
3.The legal effect of the coup92
4.Turkish intervention94
5.The Geneva Conference96
6.Events leading to the second round of military operations99
7.Developments on the Greek side101
8.Evolutionary developments on the Turkish side104
5.The Treaty Of Guarantee108
1.Introduction108
2.Attitudes of the parties as to the validity of the Treaty110
3.The Treaty of Guarantee and international law116
4.Article 103 of the UN Charter127
5.Intervention or intercession?129
6.Human Rights In Cyprus133
1.1963-1974 period133
2.1974 and after136
3.The Europcan Commission of Human Rights and Cyprus140
7.The Intercommunal Negotiations151
1.Towards a 'federal' state151
2.The period 1975-1977154
3.Turkish Cypriot proposals of 1978159
4.The American Plan161
5.Denktash-Kyprianou summit162
6.Opening statement of the UN Secretary-General163
7.Turkish Cypriot proposals of August 1981164
8.Greek Cypriot proposals of 1980-1981167
9.Waldheim ideas170
8.An Evaluation Of The Intercommunal Talks174
1.Conceptual differences174
2.Confidence-building measures180
3.Internationalization of the Cyprus problem182
9.Towards Declaration Of Statehood184
1.Graeco-Turkish relations184
2.Attitudes towards the intercommunal talks during the years 1982-1983185
3.The Non-aligned Conference188
4.The breakdown of the talks188
5.United Nations debate and resolution 37/253190
6.The after-effects of the UN resolution194
7.The UN Secretary-General's 'indicators'196
8.Declaration of statehood202
10.Self-Determination205
1.Self-determination under international instruments205
2.Self-determination as a CSCE principle207
3.Scope of self-determination208
4.Is self-determination a legal right or a political principle?213
5.Application of the principle to 'peoples'215
6.Integrity of states and self-determination218
7.Differing views as to the application of the principle in Cyprus221
8.Final evaluation and conclusions225
11.Statehood And After234
1.Reactions to declaration of statehood234
2.Denktash proposals246
3.Kyprianou 'framework'248
4.Making the Constitution of the new state250
5.Escalation of tension253
6.New recourse to the UN256
7.The Secretary-General's mission of good offices259
12.The 'Proximity Talks'271
1.The first round271
2.The second round276
3.The third round281
4.The summit287
5.Prospects for the future295
13.The Constitution Of The Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus296
1.Introduction296
2.Characteristics of the Constitution297
3.Basic rights and freedoms298
4.The Legislature300
5.The Head of State302
6.The Executive303
7.The Judiciary304
8.The Office of Audit306
9.The Attorney-General's Office306
10.The Public Service Commission307
11.Conclusions308
14.Statehood And Recognition310
1.Statehood310
2.Recognition of states and governments314
3.The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and recognition317
4.States created as a result of use of force322
5.Independence326
6.Why the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is not recoguized329
15.Developments After The Summit Of 1985331
1.Reactions and recriminations331
2.29 March 1986 document334
3.Suggestions for an international conference338
4.Cyprus and the European Community341
5.The Aegean dispute345
6.The Foreign Affairs Committee Report347
7.Improvement of relations348
16.The Last Phases Of The Intercommunal Negotiating Process354
1.The First three rounds354
2.Summit meeting in New York363
3.Indirect talks370
4.Positions of the parties on key issues375
5.An evaluation387
6.'Set of ideas'393
7.Confidence-building measures401
8.Conclusions408
9.Postscript414
Appendices
1.The Akritas Plan424
2.UN Security Council Resolution 353 (1974)432
3.The Geneva Declaration of 30 July 1974434
4.General Assembly Resolution 3212 (XXIX) of I November 1974437
5.Security Council Resolution 367 of 12 March 1975439
6.UN Security Council Resolution 541 (1983)441
7.Agenda for the Third Round of the UN Secretary-General's Proximity Talks on Cyprus, 1984443
8.Draft Framework Agreement on Cyprus presented by the UN Secretary-General on 29 March 1986447
9.Letter dated 29 March 1986 from the UN Secretary-General453
10.Opening Statement of the Seeretary-General of 29 June 1989455
11.Opening Statement of the Secretary-General of 26 February 1990459
12.Statement by the Secretary-General of 2 March 1990465
13.Statement by the Secretary-General to the Security Council of 8 March 1990467
14.Security Council Resolution 649 (1990)_of 12 March 1990472
15.Security Council Resolution 716 (1991) of 11 October 1991474
16.Set of Ideas on an Overall Franework Agreement on Cyprus476
17.Security Council Resolution 774 (1992) of 25 August 1992492
18.Security Council Resolution 789 (1992) of 24 November 1992494
19.Security Council Resolution 889 (1993) of 15 December 1993497
20.Security Council Resolution 939 (1994) of 29 July 1994499
Selected Bibliography501
Index502
Figures
1.Greek Cypriot territorial proposals put forward at Vienna, March-April 1977158
2.Map submitted with the Turkish Cypriot proposals of 5 August 1981166
3.Map attached to the Set of Ideas491

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