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Akıncı referred to the confidence building measures

Akıncı referred to the confidence building measures

Mustafa Akıncı referred to the confidence building measures and noted that progress has been made on the border crossings and the joining of the electricity grid however the only subject to be at a deadlock is the mobile phone issue. Drawing attention to the steps taken on the confidence building measures between the two sides

A new era of symbolism sending the right messages

PRESIDENT Anastasiades has come under a lot of criticism for his decision to attend tonight’s concert at the recently renovated Othello tower in Famagusta. The attendance of both leaders was confirmed by Espen Barth Eide yesterday, sparking the familiar reaction from the opposition parties. House President Yiannakis Omirou said that “symbolism is often more important

‘Peace parks’: instigating peace or pointless waste of space?

Last month, a list of confidence building measures was published as a result of the on-going negotiations between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots. One of the most radical proposals in the list is the creation of a peace park in the UN buffer zone. While little information – or more accurately, no information whatsoever –

Espen Barth Eide:Leaders in 100% agreement over EU character of federal Cyprus

UNSG’s Special Adviser to Cyprus Espen Barth Eide has said Nicos Anastasiades and Mustafa Akinci are in 100% agreement about the European Union character of a federal Cyprus after a solution. Eide, who was speaking on Thursday evening at an event in the Centre of Visual Arts & Research (CVAR) in the old town of

Telephon networks to be united next month

President of Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce Fikri Toros expressed that works regarding the usage of mobile telephones in the whole island within the framework of confidence building measures package are in the last stage and the system will start to operate as of beginning of July. Adding that all mobile telephone operators lean towards

Ozgurgun says Anastasiades is ruining positive atmosphere with words

UBP party leader Huseyin Ozgurgun argued that the positive air being created on the Cyprus issue was being axed by GC leader Anastasiades with his careless statements. Ozgurgun in an interview to Hurriyet Newspaper and CNN Turk said that the Greek Cypriot-Greek duo had started off with the guarantorship first and were now pointing to

Anastasiades:”Turkish troops should withdraw in order to reach a settlement”

Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said that no European state would allow foreign troops on their soil. Anastasiades was speaking during an interview with CNN Türk’s Elif Özgen during which he stressed that if there would…………… Read the rest on: http://www.kpdailynews.com/index.php/cat/35/news/5055/PageName/CYPRUS_LOCAL_NEWS

Nami: The actual negotiations will start now

Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen newspaper (19.06.15) reports that the Turkish Cypriot negotiator, Ozdil Nami has said that the difficult negotiations have not started yet and added that what they have been doing until now was to “take the picture of the existing situation”. In statements to Kanal Sim television, Nami said yesterday that the

Nami:Μore progress achieved in 3 weeks than in the previous 5 years

According to GC newspaper Alithia an ‘Anastasiades-Akinci document’ is being prepared TC negotiator Nami, is believed to have indicated that more progress was achieved in three weeks than in the previous five years……. Read the rest on: http://www.kpdailynews.com/index.php/cat/35/news/4934/PageName/CYPRUS_LOCAL_NEWS

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