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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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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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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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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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Kotzias: The geopolitical interests of a third country cannot be a criterion for a solution.

By   /  22/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Kotzias: The geopolitical interests of a third country cannot be a criterion for a solution.

“Cyprus must evolve into a bizonal, bicommunal federation with full sovereignty as a member of the EU and the UN. The geopolitical interests of a third country cannot be a criterion for a solution to the Cyprus issue,” Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said in an interview published in the newspaper “Real News” on Sunday. […]

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Kotzias – Johnson discuss Cyprus problem

By   /  16/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Kotzias – Johnson discuss Cyprus problem

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson discussed the abolition of guarantees as well as the procedure and method of withdrawal of foreign troops from Cyprus during a meeting held in Brussels on Monday. The two ministers were attending the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC). “We discussed what happened in Geneva and how we […]

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Tsipras: A fair and viable solution to the Cyprus problem

By   /  16/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Tsipras: A fair and viable solution to the Cyprus problem

The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras expressed his commitment of the Greek government for a just and viable solution to the Cyprus issue, with the elimination of guarantees and the withdrawal of occupation troops, in a telephone discussion he had with both the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the President of the European Commission […]

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Espen Barth Eide: Nuland’s Norwegian Hawk

By   /  15/01/2017  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Espen Barth Eide: Nuland’s Norwegian Hawk

The Norwegian Special Adviser to the UN Sec Gen on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide, was one of the protagonists in the Cyprus talks and the International Conference in Geneva. Eide who has been coordinator of the negotiations since August 22, 2014, when he was officially appointed by the then UN Secretary General Ban-ki-Moon, has played […]

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Kotzias slams Media for trying to create rift between Greece and Cyprus

By   /  15/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on Kotzias slams Media for trying to create rift between Greece and Cyprus

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has expressed his annoyance after a POLITICO article  claimed that he was excluded from the talks on Cyprus in Mont Pelerin. The article is by journalist Sara Stefanini a climate and energy reporter at POLITICO based in Brussels. According to her CV before joining POLITICO, Stefanini was an editor and reporter […]

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