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The Cyprus problem was discussed at the “budget debate” in the “assembly”

The Cyprus problem was discussed at the “budget debate” in the “assembly”

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris (17.12.15) reports that the self-styled foreign minister Emine Colak, in a debate in the “assembly” of the breakaway regime in the occupied area of the Republic of Cyprus regarding the budget of the “foreign minister”, commented also on the Cyprus talks, adding that their first priority target is to support the

Colak refers to an “unprecedented foreign support” to the Cyprus negotiations

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (14.12.15) reports that Emine Colak, self-styled foreign affairs minister of the breakaway regime in the occupied area of the Republic of Cyprus, has argued that the conditions and many other factors are “favorable” for the solution of the Cyprus problem, adding that the negotiations have gained acceleration and depth. In

Colak: “The current environment in Cyprus is very convenient for a solution”

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (11.11.15) reports that “foreign minister” Emine Colak speaking to Kibris TV referred to the on-going Cyprus negotiations and stated that some issues that were difficult in the past, like the issue of property or the guarantees are difficult now as well; however progress has been made compared to previous years.

Turkey giving a “blank check of support” for Cyprus solution, says Colak

Emine Colak, the official responsible for foreign affairs in northern Cyprus, has said: “The support provided by Turkey is very strong because it wants a settlement. It is giving us a blank check of support. Turkey also supports this process and the political will to move the process forward. This support is a solution-oriented”. Read

Colak evaluates Cyprus issue

Foreign Minister Emine Çolak gave an interview to Greek Cypriot weekly newspaper Kathimerini and made important statements regarding the Cyprus problem. Stressing that both sides should move away from maximalist demands, Minister Çolak asked the Greek Cypriots to review some of their demands and put forward her view that the issue of guarantees should not

The perfect compromise for Cyprus

In the past it was harder for a Turkish Cypriot leader to be more independent from the interests of Turkey but Ankara has worries elsewhere. This is what Emine Colak, the ‘foreign minister’ of breakaway northern Cyprus, said and noted that she does not see Turkey being deeply involved with the details of the UN-brokered

‘Turkey maintaining hands-off policy on Cyprus negotiations’

Turkey is maintaining a hands-off policy during the current Cyprus negotiations, according to the Turkish Cypriot ‘foreign minister’ Emine Colak. In an interview with Hurriyet, Colak said that during the recent visit to the north by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, her impression from private meetings with him was that Ankara was sincere in wanting a

Turkey not manipulating Cyprus peace talks

Turkey is displaying a largely hands-off attitude to the current Cyprus negotiations, according to Turkish Cypriot Foreign Minister Emine Çolak. Turkey’s stance at the moment is devoid of any manipulation or interference, she says Ankara is allowing the two sides in the Cyprus dispute to pursue negotiations to unify the island in peace, according to