Proposal for a hospital within the Covid buffer zone
Open letter to Mr. Josep Borrell, Excessive Consultant of the Union for Overseas Affairs and Safety Coverage from Nicosia lawyer Achilleas Demetriades
Honorable Excessive Consultant of the European Union,
Your journey to Cyprus comes at a time when the European Union (EU) is in search of methods to resolve disputes within the Japanese Mediterranean. With regard to the Cyprus subject, I share the elemental evaluation made by your predecessors because the early Nineties, specifically that ‘accession (of Cyprus to the EU) will contribute to the safety and prosperity of the Cypriots. “And” the advance of the European Union relations with Turkey “, in addition to” within the reconciliation of the 2 communities “(European Fee Opinion for Cyprus – July 1993).
The reunification of this European island, devoid of army occupation and assure rights, underneath a bi-zonal, bicommunity federation construction with a single sovereignty, a single worldwide authorized persona and a single citizenship, is the one response to the present deadlock.
I take into account it within the curiosity of all Cypriot residents, states within the area and naturally the EU to resolve the Cyprus subject in accordance with the “six level framework” introduced to the events on the convention for Cyprus by the Secretary of the United Nations. -Normal on June 30, 2017, within the presence of your predecessor, Ms. Mogherini.
The EU reaffirmed its strategic curiosity in constructing a renewed constructive relationship with Turkey within the context of a “optimistic agenda”, as agreed by the Member States on the European Council final December. The EU’s intention to re-appoint an envoy to take part within the UN-sponsored talks led by the Secretary-Normal, and the EU’s presence as an observer on the Cyprus convention are significantly encouraging. We’d be grateful if in case you have chosen your envoy.
As well as, it’s crucial to know whether or not the European Union maintains its intention to allocate 3.1 billion euros to assist the settlement course of, as expressed by then-President of the European Fee Jean- Claude Juncker in Switzerland.
I perceive that the accountability for reaching our objectives lies primarily with ourselves. We need to align ourselves with European pursuits as a result of solely then will we discover everlasting and definitive options to a predominantly European downside, which is the Cyprus downside.
I agree with the place expressed by UN Secretary Normal Antonio Guterres that we should take the initiative and show that we will take into consideration our future by way of cooperation and joint motion.
On this regard, I want to inform you of a public proposal concerning the creation of a bicommunal hospital for Covid-19 within the buffer zone. I imagine this may stimulate cooperation between well being employees and sufferers from each communities. The EU can play a catalytic position in its development and thus assist promote confidence-building measures in probably the most tangible manner, tackling the pandemic with one of the best out there means.
I thanks in your curiosity and welcome you, satisfied that you’ll actively contribute to the hassle for a European Cyprus.
With respect and appreciation,