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Nicosia, CYPRUS: A soldier statue is seen with Turkish (R) and TRNC (self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) flags 15 November 2006 in Nicosia during ceremonies marking the 23rd anniversary of the foundation of TRNC. Turkey refuses to recognise the Cypriot government and is the only state to endorse Turkey refuses to recognise the Cypriot government and is the only state to endorse Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat's self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). AFP PHOTO/STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Nicosia, CYPRUS:  A soldier statue is seen with Turkish (R) and TRNC (self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) flags 15 November 2006 in Nicosia during ceremonies marking the 23rd anniversary of the foundation of TRNC. Turkey refuses to recognise the Cypriot government and is the only state to endorse Turkey refuses to recognise the Cypriot government and is the only state to endorse Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat's self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC).  AFP PHOTO/STR  (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)