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Talat is in Ankara for a round table meeting on the Cyprus issue

Talat is in Ankara for a round table meeting on the Cyprus issue

According  Bayrak television (online, 05.01.16), the leader of the Republican Turkish Party United Forces (CTP-UG) Mehmet Ali Talat is paying a one day visit to Ankara today. The reason behind Talat’s visit to Ankara is the round table meeting that will take place on the Cyprus issue. The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV)

Turkey is preparing to alter the wording over the issue of guarantor power

  Ankara is preparing to alter the wording over the sensitive issue of guarantor power following a slowing down in peace talk progress between the two communities in Cyprus According to reports in Phileleftheros on Monday, Turkey – which has so far remain unmoved over its position to keep the 1960 Treaty of Guarantee (which

Cyprus negotiators roll up their sleeves

A government sources says ‘now things are about to get tough’ as negotiators in the Cyprus talks prepare to thrash out their differences in the hope of yielding some results by early Autumn. Talks between chief negotiators Andreas Mavrogiannis and Ozdil Nami resumed on Tuesday with both men focused solely on laying down the groundwork

Nicosia pleased with Turkish retraction

Nicosia has welcomed a move from Brussels to force Turkey into retracting its description of the Cyprus Republic as ‘void’ in a document submitted last week to the Turkish-EU Partnership Council. Cyprus had protested against the wording to the European Union prompting officials in Brussels to act. During Monday’s partnership council meeting, Turkey removed the

Dinner diplomacy to launch talks

A date will be announced next week for the resumption of stalled peace talks as the international community wants an intensified process to produce results. UN envoy Espen Barth Eide called on Cypriot leaders to seize this unique opportunity for Cyprus reunification after 41 years of division. “So I am very encouraged by the climate

Ankara plays ball

By Esra Aygin New Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, emerged unscathed from his first official visit to Ankara after he openly challenged decades of a submissive relations with Turkey and demanded the restoration of Turkish Cypriot dignity. Contrary to expectations, Akinic’s visit did not signal a new crisis in relations with Ankara. His visit to

German members of Bundestag note the key to a Cyprus solution lies with Ankara

The key to a solution of the Cyprus issue lies with Ankara but also EU member states since Turkey is an EU candidate, stated Dr. Dietmar Bartsch member of Germany`s The Left Party. Dr. Bartsch, together with Heinz-Joachim Barchmann (MP, Social Democratic Party), currently in Cyprus, were received Thursday by House of Representatives President Yiannakis

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