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Talat: A solution outside the UN parameters is not possible

Talat: A solution outside the UN parameters is not possible

  Under the title: “There is no point in looking for other adventures”, Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Bakis newspaper (13.07.17) reports that the former Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat stated that a solution outside the UN parameters was not possible noting that such solutions would be against Turkish Cypriot interests. In statements to the

Reactions to the failure of the Conference on Cyprus in Crans-Montana

  Turkish Cypriot daily Detay newspaper (12.07.17) reports that Sener Elcil, general secretary of the Turkish Cypriot Teachers’ Trade Union (KTOS) called on the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, the Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades and the UN officials to implement confidence building measures (CBMs) and to convey the realities regarding the negotiation process to

CTP: Federal solution the only realistic plan for change of unsustainable situation in Cyprus

  Turkish Cypriot daily Afrika newspaper (12.07/17) reports that the Republican Turkish Party (CTP) central committee, evaluated yesterday the Cyprus Conference which took place in Crans Montana and underlined in a written statement that “the mutually accepted federal solution which is based on the bi-communality, bi-zonality and political equality, is the only realistic plan for

Turkish Cypriot political parties disagree on the UN parameters for a solution in Cyprus

  Turkish Cypriot daily Ortam newspaper (12.07.17) reports that Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci briefed yesterday the Turkish Cypriot political parties represented in the “assembly” on the negotiations aimed at reaching a solution to the Cyprus problem. In statements after the meeting, Huseyin Ozgurgun, chairman of the National Unity Party (UBP), alleged that the Greek

Akinci: Guarantees were not the only problem during the Cyprus Conference

    Turkish Cypriot daily Havadis newspaper (12.07.17) reports that Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has alleged that guarantees were not the only problem during the Cyprus Conference at Crans Montana and that disagreements existed on issues such as property, territory and political equality. Speaking last night at a reception of the Turkish Cypriot Journalists’

Anastasiades gives little hope of talks restarting

  PRESIDENT Anastasiades gave his version of events that led to the collapse of the Crans-Montana conference in his televised address on Monday night. He said little that was not known, reported earlier by the journalists covering the conference, although he added some details to the narrative. Asked why UNSG Antonio Guterres had not blamed

Erdogan: Big opportunity missed in Cyprus due to Greek Cypriot’ negative attitude

  Turkish Hurriyet Daily News (11.07.17) reports that the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed that the Greek Cypriot side’s “negative attitude” in resolution efforts on the island was to blame for the recent failure of Cyprus peace talks”. “Unfortunately, a big opportunity was missed in the Eastern Mediterranean last week. Despite our constructive approach

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