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Former Norwegian minister to help solve Cyprus problem

Former Norwegian minister to help solve Cyprus problem

“Former Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide will be the new United Nations Secretary General’s special adviser on Cyprus, a Cypriot government spokesman confirmed on Tuesday. Eide will replace Alexander Downer, a former foreign minister of Australia who left earlier this year to take up duties as his country’s High Commissioner in London……. ”

Rompuy and Barroso urge Erdogan to help reach a Cyprus settlement Herman van Rompuy and José Manuel Barroso, Presidents of the European Council and the European Commission respectively, look forward at continued support from newly-elected Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for a settlement in Cyprus and of the Kurdish issue……..

The Cyprus issue will be over and we’ll all wonder why it took so long. In an interview with the Cyprus News Agency, the Labour MP for Mansfield criticised the European Union and the UK Government for not demanding freedom for Cyprus. – See more at:

Survey finds support for EU-based solution for Cyprus A recent nationwide public opinion survey by the Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM) showed that a plurality of Turks favour a solution to Cyprus problem that will require EU membership.The Istanbul-based think-tank conducted the study in Ma y and June.