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Obama will take important steps on Cyprus issue until January 2017

Obama will take important steps on Cyprus issue until January 2017

Columnist Tolga Tanis, correspondent of Turkish daily Hurriyet newspaper (17.11.16), under the title “Three critical chapters for the USA: Reza Zarrab, ISIS and Cyprus”, writes that it is expected that the Obama administration to take important steps on the issues of Zarrab case, the fight of ISIS and the Cyprus issue until January 20,2017. On

A letter from ‘the son of Atilla’

Why are Greek Cypriots so offensive? Why do they attack and insult anyone who dares write something to their displeasure? Where is their tolerance to others’ opinions in the Greek Cypriot democracy? In so many letters, as well as in discussion groups, there were incredible accusations against me. Some went to the extreme of calling me

Cyprus reunification faces final hurdles

The Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders will have to learn from the mistakes of the island’s first bid to unify 12 years ago. By SARA STEFANINI 11/11/16, 5:24 AM CET Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders have spent the past week on a secluded Swiss mountaintop in tough negotiations about reunification, but the trickiest issue is still

The Cyprus reunification talks are progressing

After one and a half years of negotiations, the talks for the reunification of Cyprus have started to see some progress. The talks have reached a critical point as Greek Cypriot President Anastasiades and President Akıncı of the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) are meeting in Switzerland from November 7th to the 11th.

Turkey’s Receding EU Hopes Seen as Setback to Cyprus Reunification

LONDON —  Turkey’s prospects of joining the European Union seem remote after the bloc this week criticized Ankara’s crackdown following the attempted coup in July. Turkey’s actions are also impacting the talks continuing in Switzerland over the reunification of Cyprus, which has been divided since Turkey invaded in 1974, in response to a Greek military

Cavusoglu argued that there are issues agreed on the four chapters and other still need to be discussed

According to illegal Bayrak television (online, 09.11.16), Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, evaluating the Cyprus negotiations process that is taking place in Mont Pelerin in Switzerland, said that Turkey wants the issue of territory, property, guarantees and security to be the last issues to be taken up on the Cyprus problem. Speaking during a parliamentary