We must all stop referring to the problem as the Cyprus problem. Calling it so perhaps is normal for foreigners with a stake in Cyprus. Not so for Cypriots.
The problem is in fact the Turkish (Turkeyish?) problem of Cyprus. Cyprus, an EU and UN member, has a Turkish problem. Or if you prefer both a Turkish and a T-Cypriot problem.
- an intercommunal conflict, much like the Kurdo-Turkish one in Turkey brewing for the last several decades in Turkey (referred to by the way as Turkey's Kurrdish problem);
- an illegal invasion/occupation/colonization/ethnic cleansing by Turkey against Cyprus;