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Kyprianou ‘cautiously optimistic’ after meeting Davutoglu and Cavusoglu

Kyprianou ‘cautiously optimistic’ after meeting Davutoglu and Cavusoglu

AKEL leader Andros Kyprianou said it was clear from his meetings with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu in Istanbul on Saturday that Ankara did want to see a Cyprus solution but, he tweeted on Sunday that this needed to be proved at the negotiating table. Kyprianou said late on Saturday,

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

Davutoglu: Slowness of Turkey-EU relations stems from the Cyprus problem

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (16.12.15) reports that the Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu argued that the main reason for the slowness of Turkey’s EU bid is the Cyprus problem. Davutoglu was replying to a reporter’s question during a joint press conference with his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borissov, regarding the reforms that Turkey must implement

Davutoglu asked for “citizenship” to another 26,500 settlers, Akinci refused

Turkish Cypriot daily Afrika newspaper (04.12.15) reports that Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu has asked for the “citizenship” of the breakaway regime in the occupied area of the Republic of Cyprus to be granted to another 26,500 settlers from Turkey. Citing information published in Turkish Cypriot Gazete360 newspaper (online), the paper notes that Davutoglu demanded this from

Tsipras in readiness for Cyprus talks in Turkey

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens for an informal working session with diplomatic staff today, in preparation for his trip to Turkey next week. Tsipras will meet informally with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Tuesday 17th, in Istanbul, and the following day both will participate in the formal

Famagusta return dangled in front of Turkey

Cyprus government sources have confirmed that the island could remove its veto for Turkey’s accession into the EU if Famagusta is returned to its rightful owners. Germany is ready to accelerate Turkey’s EU accession process, German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed after meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. Merkel’s statement came as she visited Turkey

Davutoglu: Turkey supports Cyprus solution process

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, addressing the 70th UN General Assembly in New York, touched upon the Cyprus issue and the Syrian refugee crisis among other topics. Davutoglu once again underlined Turkey’s determination to find a just, permanent and comprehensive solution to the Cyprus problem and added: “Within this framework we will continue to support

@Ahmet_Davutoglu:Cyprus issue is an easy problem to solve with political will

Turkish Prime Minister Davutoglu has said that they will not allow the TC public to live in ghettos again and added that the Cyprus issue was not a difficult issue but an easy one. Davutoglu received the European Parliament Foreign Relations Committee headed by Elmar Brok and his delegation and the Turkish EU Minister and