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Greek Foreign Minister: We need to employ our best minds to deal with Turkey’s irrational behaviour

By   /  08/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greek Foreign Minister: We need to employ our best minds to deal with Turkey’s irrational behaviour

Greece has to deal with Turkey’s unreasonable demands on Cyprus and other bilateral issues by employing the best minds as consultants and specialists, said the country’s Foreign Minister Nicos Kotzias. He was addressing a special parliamentary session on a law proposal regarding the organizational structure of the Foreign Ministry, and especially his intention to enhance […]

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Akinci letter: Where we agree and disagree in Cyprus Talks

By   /  06/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Akinci letter: Where we agree and disagree in Cyprus Talks

  In a letter to the “president of the parliament”, Simbel Simper, detailed in the current stage of negotiations, Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, detailed the convergences that exist, the disagreements, the property issue, the governance issue  and other issues which were raised at the negotiating table. “Chavantis” newspaper published the full text of the […]

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Foreign Minister participates in the EU Foreign Affairs Council, in Brussels

By   /  06/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Foreign Minister participates in the EU Foreign Affairs Council, in Brussels

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ioannis Kasoulides, participated in the deliberations of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC), held today in Brussels. The situation in Ukraine and Libya, the situation in Egypt and the EU – Egypt relations, as well as the Middle East Peace Process, were the main issues in the Council’s agenda. In […]

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Anastasiades: We must keep the dialogue on the Cyprus problem alive

By   /  05/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Politics  /  Comments Off on Anastasiades: We must keep the dialogue on the Cyprus problem alive

Speaking on the sidelines of the celebrations for St. Maron, patron Saint of the Maronite Church, and replying to a question about the response of the leaders of the EU member states to his letter regarding the four freedoms, the President said that “as it is also stated in the letter, it is not an […]

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Security at the heart of the Kotzias – Eide meeting

By   /  03/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Security at the heart of the Kotzias – Eide meeting

  The Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General for Cyprus Espen Barth Eide spoke about the latest developments on the Cyprus problem for more than three hours, during their meeting at the Greek Foreign Ministry. Mr. Eide who has been in Greece since Thursday noon, as IBNA […]

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Foreign Minister to participate in the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

By   /  03/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Foreign Minister to participate in the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ioannis Kasoulides, will participate in the EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC), to be held on 6 February 2017, in Brussels. At the Council’s deliberations, the reform process in Ukraine will be discussed, as well as the disorderly situation in the eastern part of the country and the implementation of Minsk […]

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Espen Barth Eide in Athens to discuss Cyprus issue

By   /  02/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Espen Barth Eide in Athens to discuss Cyprus issue

  The Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide arrived in Greece onThursday. Following the meetings he had in Cyprus with Cyprus President Nikos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and the decision to prepare a new round of consultations at a political level in early March, the Norwegian […]

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President Anastasiades to participate in the Informal EU Summit in Malta

By   /  01/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on President Anastasiades to participate in the Informal EU Summit in Malta

The President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, leaves tomorrow at noon for Valletta, Malta, where on 3 February he will participate in the Informal EU heads of state or government Summit. The Summit, which will begin in the morning of 3 February, will address, inter alia, issues related to the external aspects of Migration with […]

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Anastasiades appears optimistic after “creative” meeting with Akinci

By   /  01/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Anastasiades appears optimistic after “creative” meeting with Akinci

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, characterized as creative his meeting, today, with the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Mustafa Akinci, during which the further course of the talks on the Cyprus problem was discussed. In his remarks to reporters after his arrival at the Presidential Palace from the site where […]

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Lisboa Declaration of Southern EU Countries Summit – 28 January 2017

By   /  29/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics  /  Comments Off on Lisboa Declaration of Southern EU Countries Summit – 28 January 2017

1- We, the Heads of State and Government of the Republic of Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain, have met in Lisbon for a second Summit of the Southern EU Countries on 28 January 2017. 2- Following our first meeting in Athens and the adoption of the Athens Declaration on 9 September 2016, […]

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