According to Ankara Anatolia news agency (14.01.16), European Parliament President Martin Schulz said that it is possible to reach a solution on the divided island of Cyprus.
Addressing the European Parliament in Brussels on Thursday, Schulz spoke about the Cyprus issue while listing EU’s priorities in the New Year. “I think it’s possible to achieve reunification of Cyprus and negotiation between the two groups on the island is looking very promising at the moment”, he said. “We must do everything within [the] power of EU institutions to ensure we play our part in a constructive outcome”, Schulz added.
“If in this crisis year, we can achieve the reunification of Cyprus, I think this is a symbol that would speak to the international community and would give everyone hope”, Schulz said.