DECRYPTION –As Erdogan advocates a two-state solution, Turkish reinvestment is intensifying in the north of the island.
The photographs are edifying: life resumes in Varosha. While Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited the ghost town on July 20, which has symbolized the partition of Cyprus since 1974, the Institute for Research in International Relations (Ifri) published a study on “the hold on Northern Cyprus ”by Turkey. It relies in particular on the processing of satellite images by Preligens, the rising company in the French defense ecosystem. Thanks to artificial intelligence capabilities, it is developing high-precision analysis means.
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Since the flight of its inhabitants and its occupation by the Turkish army, the seaside resort of Varosha has remained under bell. But breaking with the status quo, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the authorities of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), recognized only by Ankara, decided to reopen the city. For two years, activity has intensified there, as confirmed by Preligens, who detected the expansion of
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