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Kokkina crossing opening to be discussed in January

Kokkina crossing opening to be discussed in January

The demand by Kato Pyrgos and Tylliria communities for the Kokkina crossing in divided Cyprus to open the soonest possible will be brought up for discussion on January 12. This is what Sotos Zakheos, head of the Greek Cypriot bi-communal committee on crossing points at the UN-brokered Cyprus peace talks, promised on Monday. Read the

Dherynia crossing point ‘may be used as propaganda’

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (13.08.15) reports that so-called security circles insist on building an alternative road for the opening of a crossing point in Deryneia area, because of the protest held in 1996 in that area and the murder of Greek Cypriot Solomos Solomou. The paper recalls that the community leaders have agreed on

Leaders enjoy Ledra Street stroll

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and newly-elected Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci took a stroll across both sides of the divide on Saturday morning after meeting for a coffee on Ledra Street. Anastasiades was accompanied by government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides, Nicosia mayor Constantinos Yiorkatzis and Greek Cypriot negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis. The social meeting is part of