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Ozyigit: Derogations are a must for a bi-zonal solution

Ozyigit: Derogations are a must for a bi-zonal solution

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibrisli newspaper (13.12.15) reports that the chairman of the Social Democratic Party (TDP) Cemal Ozyigit stated that derogations are a must for a bi-zonal solution. He said that in order for the bi-zonal and bi-communal structure of the solution to be protected, population numbers in the “north and south” must be subject

Anastasiades calls for end to ‘patriotic hooliganism’

President Nicos Anastasiades on Sunday called for an end to hooliganism associated with patriotism as it was giving fodder to anti-solution elements. He was referring to a series of attacks on Turkish Cypriot motorists by school students in three separate incidents on November 16 during anti-occupations demonstrations in Nicosia. Read the rest on: http://cyprus-mail.com/2015/11/22/anastasiades-cic-hooliganism/

AG says there can be no exemptions to basic human rights in Cyprus solution

By Angelos Anastasiou At a time when inter-communal talks for the settlement of the Cyprus problem are at an advanced stage, the issue of safeguarding the human rights of all citizens living on the island is of paramount importance, and a decisive factor in exercising judgement in a possible referendum, Attorney-general Costas Clerides said on

EP Office Head:EP would not favour solution with derogations from the acquis

The European Parliament is not an institution which would favour a solution to the Cyprus problem with derogations from the acquis communautaire, the new Head of European Parliament Information Office in Cyprus Andreas Kettis has stressed. And this is because the EP is the political institution which perceives political unification and economic integration of the

Christodoulides reaffirms position on no derogations from EU

Government spokesperson Nikos Christodoulides has reaffirmed Cyprus’ position that any solution of the island’s problem cannot have derogations from the EU acquis, he told Sunday’s ‘Simerini’. Christodoulides added that this is the position of the union as well, and that everyone involved in the negotiation process needs to serve the interest of Greek Cypriots and

Disagreement remains on derogations @Christodulides

The Cyprus talks have entered a period of discussion on sensitive and difficult issues, Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said on Tuesday. He told the Cyprus News Agency that during their meeting on Monday night President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci had “confirmed some convergences and also some disagreements.” The spokesman said Anastasiades

Anastasiades: No majorities of people and property,no permanent derogations

The Greek Cypriot side will accept neither majorities of people and property, nor permanent derogations from the EU acquis under a solution, President Nicos Anastasiades said on Sunday. Anastasiades was addressing the annual anti-occupation event for Morphou refugees, which was held in Astromeritis. His comment is seen as response to Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci

Akinci draws attention to the importance of T/c majority of properties

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (06.10.15) reports that Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has said that during the negotiations for finding a solution to the Cyprus problem they are concentrated on the criteria in the property issue and expressed the belief that after this issue is settled the other chapters will reach a solution in a