Tag: #ProjectOfThe Century

Pipeline carrying Water to Northern Cyprus ‘Blocked due to Crisis’

Pipeline carrying Water to Northern Cyprus ‘Blocked due to Crisis’ The pipeline project, opened to carry fresh water to Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) from the Turkish province of Mersin, is allegedly experiencing a water stoppage due to the deepening of an existing crisis over which authority […]

Turkish water comes to Northern Cyprus despite the naysayers

By Chris Elliott……. The project of the century was officially started in 2011 when the then Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan laid the foundation of the Alaköprü Dam over the Dragos river in Mersin. For cyprusscene, I have been following the development of the Turkish water project […]

Comment on TRNC-Turkey Relations – Privatising water is last nail in the TRNC’s coffin

Comment on TRNC – Turkey Relations Privatising water is last nail in the TRNC’s coffin Privatising the management of the water conveyed from Turkey to the TRNC will be tantamount to integration and annexation of the north of island to Turkey, so writes Turkish Cypriot columnist Sami Özuslu in ‘Yeni Düzen’ […]

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