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Cyprus leaders take steps to combat racism and xenophobia in education

Cyprus leaders take steps to combat racism and xenophobia in education

President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on Wednesday announced agreement on establishing a new technical committee for education that will be tasked with reviewing educational practices in an attempt to combat racism, xenophobia and extremism. They also agreed on cooperation between the education systems on both sides as confidence building measure with

Point of no return

More than three months after an agreement by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades to open a crossing point in Dherynia, the sides are at a deadlock over the route to be used for the crossings. “As the political leadership, we made a decision to open the Dherynia crossing point,”

‘CBMs will add value to the negotiations’

The two leaders are expected to discuss confidence building measures in parallel with, but not as a substitute for the negotiations, Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said on Tuesday. Commenting on outcome of the dinner on Monday night between President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, Christodoulides said it had taken place in a

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