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Turkish Cypriots don’t have an alternative plan says CTP-BG MP

Turkish Cypriots don’t have an alternative plan says CTP-BG MP

http://www.parikiaki.com/2014/08/turkish-cypriots-dont-have-an-alternative-plan-says-ctp-bg-mp/ “In his interview for the Kathimerini Newspaper CTP-BG former General Secretary and current Famagusta MP Asım Akansoy emphasized that the Turkish Cypriots don’t have an alternative plan, saying that “All there is are desires and dreams. Our island is divided because of the ‘desire politics.’ Its time to abandon the “desire politics”adopt rational thinking

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……. ” http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=236252

A “surprise” proposal in an attempt to come over the deadlock in Cyprus talks

http://www.kpdailynews.com/index.php/cat/35/news/1649/PageName/CYPRUS_LOCAL_NEWS “According to several Greek Cypriot media outlets Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiadesi Greek Cypriot negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis and the negotiating team are preparing a “surprise” proposal in an attempt to come over the deadlock in Cyprus talks……….”

Is there still hope for a solution in Cyprus?

http://www.turkishweekly.net/news/170032/is-there-still-hope-for-a-solution-in-cyprus.html After a 2-year break, the negotiations for a solution of the Cyprus issue started once again with a joint declaration on February 27, 2014 in the buffer zone under the control of the United Nations (UN)……

Cyprus: same old, same old

http://www.parikiaki.com/2014/08/cyprus-same-old-same-old/ This summer marks the 40th anniversary of the division of the island. Four decades apart is a very long time. Yet despite the countless failed efforts that have taken place over the years, there is still hope that the island can be reunited. This hope does not come from the islanders — most Greek

What now for Cyprus?

An extremely interesting article that gives an overview of the Cypriot Puzzle and ends with giving a positive message for the negotiations and the prospect of resolution. Worth reading it even just for getting an insight into the issues of consideration behind each community’s strategic approach. http://m.aljazeera.com/story/20147964442930587

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