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Kerry: best chance in decades to achieve a settlement in Cyprus

Kerry: best chance in decades to achieve a settlement in Cyprus

US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that the ongoing effort to reunite Cyprus is the best chance in decades. Kerry, who was addressing the World Economic Forum, in Davos on Friday, covered all international conflicts, including a brief reference to Cyprus. “Even in lands at peace, my friends, reconciliation is still an imperative,

Parties fire broadsides over Davos

DIKO and EDEK insisted on Friday that a meeting in Switzerland between the leaders of the island’s divided communities and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon had only served the Turkish side, which supposedly saw its breakaway state in the north upgraded. “How do you upgrade an illegal regime,” DIKO chairman Nicolas Papadopoulos said. “If they are

Cyprus leaders ‘counting on support’ of international community #Davos

Both Cypriot leaders said on Thursday Cyprus was counting on the support of the international community for technical and financial assistance to help bring about a solution. President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriots leader Mustafa Akinci made the plea at a joint panel event at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. “These are

Akinci meets Davutoglu in Davos

Under the title “Akinci: Turkey’s role in the solution process is important”, Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (20.01.16) reports that the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci met yesterday in Davos with the Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. During their meeting that lasted more than one hour, Akinci and Davutoglu exchanged views regarding the negotiating process

Reuters: Cyprus leaders to make joint Davos appeal for peace support

The leaders of the divided island of Cyprus will make an unprecedented joint appeal to the world’s political and business elite in Davos on Thursday to support their efforts to reach a settlement to their decades-old dispute. Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, who have been negotiating on a possible deal

Davos an opportunity to present the real state of play in the negotiations

The government believes that it is very important for the meeting of the UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon with the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci in Davos to take place, according to Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides. This, he pointed out, will provide the opportunity to present the

Leaders invited to joint meeting with Ban in Davos

The leaders of the island’s divided communities have been invited to attend a joint meeting in Switzerland with United Nations Secretary-General Bank Ban Ki-moon, it emerged on Thursday, but the Greek Cypriots have ruled out a wider meet to include the guarantors. Following his meeting with Turkish Cypriot Leader Mustafa Akinci, President Nicos Anastasiades tweeted that

Akinci: “Yes” to meeting Anastasiades and Ban in Davos

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has said “yes” to holding a meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades and UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-Moon in Davos, if it is asked of him. Akinci’s statements on Wednesday were made after Anastasiades had made similar statements on Tuesday. See more at: http://www.sigmalive.com/en/news/politics/139974/akinci-quotyesquot-to-meeting-anastsiades-and-ban-in-davos#sthash.FVJXW19w.dpuf

Davutoglu will increase the initiatives for a Cyprus settlement at Davos

Turkish daily Milliyet (04.01.16) reports that Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will allocate his time for the foreign and economy policy in the first month of 2016. He will meet with international investors in Britain, will participate in Davos meetings and will participate in a joint cabinet meeting in Berlin. The paper also reports that