Cyprus bicommunal discussion and chat forum : CYPRUS-TURKEY TREATY OF DEFENSE
Consider, Turkey needs from Cyprus, more than anything, its own military presence on the island for its own defence.
As a partner, in defense, it would be obliged to protect the interest of the Cypriot Maritime, over its own frontier. It must hold the number of troops to a specified number, but neither can any number of troops, stationed on the island change, without its consent. Essentially, both Cyprus and Turkey benefit from better security, with the island's de-militarisation, and the PR that Turkey will gain worldwide will far outweigh the loss of having to recognise a state called the Republic of Cyprus, which is no longer divided, a Human Rights achievement held in high esteem, because the RoR is respected, in a manner which repopulates the entire island suitably, a vision to create even greater prosperity, with consideration toward those affected.
Alot of if's, but the impasse ends when there is recognition of what already is recognised by the rest of the world, the Republic of Cyprus, with its reformation. Turkey can keep the island divided but it cannot escape its responsibilities toward the Rule of Law, in or out of the EU.