Independent In-depth Paragraph by Paragraph Analysis of the Implications of the Annan Plan
vii. Looking forward to joining the European Union, and to the day when Turkey does likewise
It is not the business of a constitution concerning Cyprus to include clauses dealing with the affairs of a foreign state least of all one which does not recognise it or respect its unity, sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity or the human rights of its people. Separate treaties with Turkey which provide for mutual recognition and respect and mutual obligations are what are needed and these must be negotiated independently.
It is the EU's business to determine weather Turkey should be a member on the basis of it fulfilling the EUís membership criteria not that of Cyprus or Kofi Annan.
Paragraph vii. must be amended as follows or removed altogether.
"vii. Looking forward to joining the European Union"