Negotiations articles

The writing’s on the wall

  Old, new deal RoC President Nicos Anastasiades addressed the nation last Monday to explain what happened in the doomed Conference on Cyprus at the Swiss resort Crans-Montana. Naturally, he carpeted Turkey and Turkish Cypriots as the ones who bear most responsibility for the July 6 crash. And then he offered his big proposal; his

Is it the end of the Cyprus problem?

  By Tim Potier Expectations for Crans-Montana had been set deliberately low. The disappointments of the past were guarantor of that. The second Conference had started slow, seeming to make little progress until Antonio Guterres arrived for the first time. Read full article at in-Cyprus.

Reactions by Turkish Cypriot parties to the failure of the Cyprus talks in Crans-Montana

  Under the title “Don’t expect to become a patch to the Greek Cypriots”, Turkish Cypriot daily Gunes newspaper (13.07.17) reports that Dursun Oguz, “deputy” with the National Unity Party (UBP) said that the Turkish Cypriots should act according to the “realities” and based on the knowledge regarding what the Greek Cypriots want. He added: