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Hasikos: “Turkey’s acts not conducive to a Cyprus settlement”

Hasikos: “Turkey’s acts not conducive to a Cyprus settlement”

Published by: http://www.kpdailynews.com/index.php/cat/35/news/2326/PageName/CYPRUS_LOCAL_NEWS “The continuation of Cyprus` illegal occupation by Turkey and the rhetoric of the Turkish side over the existence of two“states” on the island are not conducive to a Cyprus settlement, they rather bring us further away from it” Greek Cypriot Interior Minister Socratis Hasikos said on Sunday.  “The continuation of Cyprus` illegal occupation

Anastasiades at Huffington Post:No participation in negotiations under threat

  Puplished by:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/20/cyprus-president-nicos-anastasiades_n_6185576.html Watch the full interview with Anastasiades, subtitled in English, in the video above.http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2am6lw_%CF%83%CF%85%CE%BD%CE%AD%CE%BD%CF%84%CE%B5%CF%85%CE%BE%CE%B7-huffpost-greece-%CE%BC%CE%B5-%CF%84%CE%BF%CE%BD-%CF%80%CF%81%CF%8C%CE%B5%CE%B4%CF%81%CE%BF-%CF%84%CE%B7%CF%82-%CE%BA%CF%85%CF%80%CF%81%CE%B9%CE%B1%CE%BA%CE%AE%CF%82-%CE%B4%CE%B7%CE%BC%CE%BF%CE%BA%CF%81%CE%B1%CF%84%CE%AF%CE%B1%CF%82_webcam?start=4 When Nicos Anastasiades won a landslide victory in the country’s February 2013 presidential election, Cyprus was facing its worst financial crisis in decades. Its banks were near collapse. During his first month in office, Anastasiades struck a deal with

Cyprus FM #IKasoulides:Barbaros must leave for talks to resume

Published by:http://incyprus.philenews.com/en-gb/local-news/4422/42812/fm-barbaros-must-leave-for-talks-to-resume If Ankara wants a solution of the Cyprus problem as soon as possible, then Turkey’s seismic exploration vessel Barbaros must get out of the way to allow the resumption of peace talks, Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said on Thursday.He was speaking at a lunch hosted by the CIIM Alumni Association, the Cyprus International

#cfokaides looking to beef up EEZ security

Published by: http://incyprus.philenews.com/en-gb/local-news/4422/42792/fokaides-looking-to-beef-up-eez-security Defence Minister Christoforos Fokaides is set to unveil important plans to beef up the island’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) security during Thursday’s session at the House Defence Committee.According to some media reports, the Defence Ministry will request from committee members approval to obtain an additional budget for the purchase of military equipment

Vice President Joe Biden to discuss Cyprus with Erdogan and Davutoglu

  Published by:https://www.greeknewsonline.com/vice-president-joe-biden-to-discuss-cyprus-with-erdogan-and-davutoglu/#.VGvJZy9Rfdg.twitter New York.- By Apostolos Zoupaniotis Cyprus will be among the issues to be discussed by US Vice President Joe Biden during his talks in Istanbul with the Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.This is what senior White House officials said on Tuesday while briefing reporters on Biden`s visit to

Escalating tensions in east Mediterranean #amandajanepaul

  Published by:http://www.todayszaman.com/columnist/amanda-paul/escalating-tensions-in-east-mediterranean_364682.html Then-Cypriot Foreign Minister Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis accused Turkey in December 2011 of behaving like a regional bully. She was referring to Turkish threats to stop Greek Cypriot gas exploration projects in the east Mediterranean, including an increase in Turkey’s naval presence with seismic surveying and seabed mapping being carried out inside Cyprus’ Exclusive

No gas talks before overall Cyprus problem settlement

Published by:http://incyprus.philenews.com/en-gb/local-news/4422/42734/no-gas-talks-before-overall-cyprus-problem-settlement The divided island’s natural wealth belongs to the state and after reunification it is obvious and repeatedly stated that Turkish Cypriots will also benefit from its development and exploitation.And that is why Cyprus’ party leaders and President Anastasiades unanimously agreed on Tuesday that any attempt to include the controversial issue of natural gas

Turkey’s European prospects cannot start with violations of international law

  Published by: http://www.parikiaki.com/2014/11/turkeys-european-prospects-cannot-start-with-violations-of-international-law-says-athens/ Turkey needs to understand that its European prospects cannot have the violation of international law as a starting point, Greek Government Vice President and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos said on Monday, in Brussels, speaking on the sidelines of an EU Foreign Affairs Ministers meeting. “Turkey`s violation of international law with regard

Will the hot winds over Cyprus cool down?

Published by: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/Default.aspx?pageID=238&nid=74416&NewsCatID=422 “Anastasiades took the other side by surprise. The negotiations had progressed to a certain point, but with a sudden shift, he changed the agenda.” The Greek academic with whom I had that interesting conversation last week in Istanbul was in a good position to know what is going on in both Nicosia

The regional benefits of the ‘Cairo Declaration’

  The three leaders in Cairo last week Published by: Cyprus Mail – By Dr Andrestinos Papadopoulos http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/11/16/the-regional-benefits-of-the-cairo-declaration/ COMMON interests and the recognition of the need to address the regional challenges to achieve stability, security and peace in the volatile region of the eastern Mediterranean led to the Tripartite Summit Conference (Egypt-Greece-Cyprus) in Cairo on November