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Kyprianou briefs Anastasiades on Istanbul visit

Kyprianou briefs Anastasiades on Istanbul visit

AKEL chief Andros Kyprianou on Tuesday briefed President Nicos Anastasiades on his visit to Istanbul last weekend where he met Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. Kyprianou is also expected to brief the leaders of the other political parties, starting next week with ruling DISY leader Averof Neophytou. Speaking after Tuesday’s

Welcome to Nikos and Andros…

Welcome to Nikos and Andros… Many people were puzzled when Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu separately met in Istanbul with Andreas Kyprianou, the secretary-general of the Greek Cypriot Progressive Party of Working People (AKEL). Particularly, the very fact that the meeting came immediately after a landmark trilateral meeting of the two

AKEL delegation headed by Andros Kyprianou to visit Turkey on 23rd January

AKEL leader Andros Kyprianou has accepted an invitation to meet Turkish Foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, and will visit Turkey on January 23, he announced on Friday. Speaking at a New Year’s event at AKEL’s headquarters, Kyprianou said he has already been in touch with President Nicos Anastasiades, to arrange a meeting to prepare for the

Kyprianou open to Turkey invitation

Opposition party Akel leader Andros Kyprianou says he would welcome an invite to Istanbul to meet with Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu later this month. Recent reports in CyBC say that Cavusoglu had extended his hand to Kyprianou – who has been critical of the approach President Nicos Anastasiades during the Cyprus talks – through

Cavusoglu invites Kyprianou to Turkey to discuss Cyprus problem

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has invited AKEL leader Andros Kyprianou to Istanbul this month to exchange views on the Cyprus issue, CyBC reported on Saturday. The report said the invitation was extended through the Turkish Cypriot chief negotiator Ozdil Nami. Read the rest on: http://cyprus-mail.com/2016/01/02/cavusoglu-invites-kyprianou-to-turkey-to-discuss-cyprus/

Postponing elections in light of developments in Cyprus problem is pointless

Discussion over the possibility of postponing May’s parliamentary elections in light of developments in the Cyprus problem is pointless since a deal was still far away, main opposition AKEL leader Andros Kyprianou said on Monday. Media reports on the weekend claimed President Nicos Anastasiades told party leaders on Saturday to prepare for the possibility of

Kyprianou: Akinci is no Denktash

Comparing Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to his hard-line predecessors Dervis Eroglu and Rauf Denktash is ‘unreal’, AKEL chief Andros Kyprianou said on Monday. “It is one thing to disagree with Mr Akinci’s statements and views, and quite another to equate him to Denktash and Eroglu,” Kyprianou told reporters. “No one can believe this kind

AKEL and TDP agree to work together to support Cyprus talks

Greek Cypriot left-wing party AKEL and Turkish Cypriot Communal Democracy Party agreed to continue discussing the Cyprus issue in working groups, to produce ideas and proposals that will help the two leaders in Cyprus to overcome disagreements in Cyprus peace talks. The leaders and delegations from the two parties met Monday at the AKEL`s headquarters

Lucky Nicos and the party poopers

Happy-go-lucky Recently, a lot of people in the governing party Disy talk about the luck, as they call it, of President Nicos Anastasiades. It’s a fact that he received some serious blows at the beginning of his term, especially on the economy front. But right now the President is perceived within his party to enjoy