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UK “open to any security arrangement” agreed by Cypriots, says Sir Alan Duncan

By   /  21/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Politics  /  Comments Off on UK “open to any security arrangement” agreed by Cypriots, says Sir Alan Duncan

  UK Minister for Europe Sir Alan Duncan has repeated the British government’s position that it stands ready to accept any negotiated security framework for a reunited Cyprus, avoiding, however, to engage in a direct discussion on whether there should be any place for third country guarantees. During a Foreign Affairs questions session in the […]

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EP rapporteur to visit Turkey and Cyprus

By   /  20/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Politics  /  Comments Off on EP rapporteur to visit Turkey and Cyprus

  European Parliament rapporteur on Turkey, Dutch MEP Kati Piri, will visit Turkey and Cyprus this week to collect input for her report on Turkey. Piri said on her twitter account that this would be an interesting week, adding that she is on her way to visit Turkey and Cyprus to speak with various people […]

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Anastasiades: Turkish Cypriot fears are not justified after the “wrong” House decision

By   /  18/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Politics  /  Comments Off on Anastasiades: Turkish Cypriot fears are not justified after the “wrong” House decision

  Fears which the Turkish Cypriots have been expressing in the past few days cannot be justified, even though the excuse to express such fears hailed from the Greek Cypriot community, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said, pointing out that no Greek Cypriot political party claims or maintains that the solution to the Cyprus problem […]

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Written statement by the President of the Republic of Cyprus

By   /  17/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Written statement by the President of the Republic of Cyprus

  With regard to remarks made by the Turkish and Turkish Cypriot sides, I do not wish, in any way, to engage in an unnecessary blame game, especially after the public explanation by the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General of all that had taken place yesterday. At the same time, I want to repeat […]

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Opening statement by the President of Cyprus at the press conference on the Cyprus problem

By   /  16/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Opening statement by the President of Cyprus at the press conference on the Cyprus problem

  “I sincerely feel sad about the conclusion of today’s meeting with the Turkish Cypriot leader Mr Akinci. And I feel sad because, while the entire discussion was taking place –I must confess- in a friendly and constructive spirit and climate, at one moment that there was a brief break as a result of a […]

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Turkish Cypriot leader walks out of today’s meeting in the UN-led peace talks

By   /  16/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Politics  /  Comments Off on Turkish Cypriot leader walks out of today’s meeting in the UN-led peace talks

  The Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci walked out of today’s meeting, part of UN-led settlement talks, with President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, according to a well-informed source. The meeting was scheduled to start at 10.00am local time (8.00am GMT), in the framework of UN-led talks for a Cyprus solution. Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades did […]

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Government Spokesman: “The termination of the occupation and the reunification of our homeland is a strategic objective”

By   /  13/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Government Spokesman: “The termination of the occupation and the reunification of our homeland is a strategic objective”

  The termination of the occupation and the reunification of our homeland is a strategic objective and, on our part, we will do whatever is possible to achieve this objective, said the Government Spokesman, Nikos Christodoulides, today. In reference to the meeting of the National Council, the Spokesman said that “a good discussion took place, […]

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Discussions have began on the issue of governance, Anastasiades says

By   /  09/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Discussions have began on the issue of governance, Anastasiades says

  The new Conference for Cyprus in Geneva will possibly take place after March 13, the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, said today. In his remarks to reporters after his return at the Presidential Palace from the site where the talks on the Cyprus problem take place, the President of the Republic […]

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President Anastasiades has meeting with Ambassador of the Russian Federation

By   /  08/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on President Anastasiades has meeting with Ambassador of the Russian Federation

  The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, received today, at the Presidential Palace, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation, Stanislav Osadchiy, whom he briefed on the latest developments on the Cyprus problem. During the meeting, the excellent relations between the two countries were reaffirmed and the President of the Republic expressed his thanks […]

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