BKP (United Cyprus Party) leader İzzet İzcan spoke to Vatan Mehmet of Kıbrıs Postası and evaluated Syriza’s election victory.
İzcan who personally knows the young and charismatic leader of Syriza Alexis Tsipras said that Tsipras has a very good knowledge on Cyprus problem as well as realities of Cyprus. İzcan noted that his friendship with Tsipras goes back to the time when Tsipras was member of Athens’ Municipal Council…
İzcan said that he will request from Tsipras and his party to take initiative regarding the Cyprus problem in the framework of “all communities are brothers/sisters” discourse and also to encourage Greek Cypriot leadership regarding resumption of the talks.
Describing Tsipras as a “young democrat in favour of peace” who made an effort for Greek Cypriot’s to say yes to the Annan Plan. İzcan also mentioned that Tsipras’ team has visited north Cyprus and that they have good relations and understanding of the Turkish Cypriot Community.