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How the Turkish Cypriot press covers the conference on Cyprus

  Under the title “The sides submitted their ‘packages’”, Turkish Cypriot Kibris newspaper (04.07.17) reports that yesterday during the Conference on Cyprus at Crans Montana, the guarantor powers submitted their proposal packages on the chapter of Security and Guarantees and the Turkish Cypriot and the Greek Cypriot sides their own proposal packages on all chapters

The Guterres package

By Lefteris Adilinis United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres will try on Thursday to make the parties at the Conference on Cyprus in Switzerland negotiate along a specific framework for discussion. The Secretary General Guterres presented the package to the delegations last Friday and the package was reconfirmed on Tuesday afternoon. Read full article at in-Cyprus.  

Unbelling’ the cat in Cyprus

  In a commentary in Turkish daily Hurriyet Daily News (01.07.17) under the above title, columnist Guven Sak, writes the following about the ongoing Cyprus conference in Crans Montana: “In Aesop’s Fables, a group of mice get together to discuss how to rid themselves of the danger of the cat. After much discussion, they decide

Ozersay refers to efforts by the Greek Cypriots to prolong the Cyprus negotiations

  Turkish Cypriot Kibrisli newspaper (03.07.17) reports that Kudret Ozersay, chairman of the People’s Party (HP) has issued a written statement saying that the Cyprus negotiations in Switzerland have “methodically” taken a “positive situation”. He alleged, however, they should be careful and prevent the so-called efforts of the Greek Cypriots to prolong the negotiations. Source:

Durust: Morfou cannot be given

  Under the above title, Turkish Cypriot Volkan newspaper (03.07.17) reports that addressing a conference under the title “The social and economic future of Morfou”, Kemal Durust, self-styled minister of public works and transport, has alleged that occupied Morfou is not the same old Morfou. He claimed that a “great development” has started in occupied

Ozgurgun on Turkey’s guarantees and Morfou

  According to Bayrak television (01.07.17) so-called prime minister Huseyin Ozgurgun alleged that the Turkish Cypriots will never give up Turkey’s active and effective guarantees on the island. Ozgurgun made the above statement during his inaugural speech at the occupied Morfou orange festival. He further claimed that the Turkish Cypriot “people” had once again witnessed

Akinci: This week is of vital importance for Cyprus

  Under the title “Week of vital importance”, Turkish Cypriot Kibris newspaper (03.07.17) reports that Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has said that this week the discussion of all issues in the form of a package and in parallel tables will begin during the International Conference for Cyprus at Crans Montana, Switzerland, just like the