Erdogan Says Cyprus Cannot Join NATO Without Turkey's Permission
Umer Jamshaid 13 days ago Thu 22nd July 2021 | 01:20 AM
"NATO documents say that until Turkey gives its consent, under no circumstances can Southern Cyprus [The Republic of Cyprus] enter NATO. Turkey has a different government from the one we had when Greece was accepted as a NATO member.
Cyprus has been trying to join NATO since 2011, but its efforts have been consistently blocked by Turkey because - unlike all the other members of the alliance - it refuses to recognize the Republic of Cyprus government in Nicosia.