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Anastasiades: current push on talks a win-win for all

President Nicos Anastasiades said on Saturday he was fully convinced that the effort to reunify the island currently underway was a real window of opportunity. “I am not saying it’s the last chance,” he said in a speech read by Defence Minister Christoforos Fokaides during an anti-occupation event in Famagusta. “I think however, that it

Cypriot parties visit ancient sites in Famagusta on a “mission of peace”

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot party representatives visited on Wednesday the sites of ancient monuments in the Turkish-occupied area of Famagusta, in a bid to convey the peaceful message of preserving the island’s cultural heritage. The visit, organized by the Slovak Embassy in Cyprus, started with the Othello Tower in the walled city of Famagusta,

Famagusta Mayor Alexis Galanos cautiously optimistic for solution prospects

Famagusta Mayor Alexis Galanos on Monday expressed cautious optimism on prospects for a Cyprus solution. Galanos was speaking after he and members of the municipal council met President Nicos Anastasiades, who briefed them on the resumption of the talks last Friday, and on confidence building measures. Famagusta residents on both sides of the divide staged