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Joint press point by Martin SCHULZ, EP President and by Espen Barth EIDE

Joint press point by Martin SCHULZ, EP President and by Espen Barth EIDE

Joint press point by Martin SCHULZ, EP President and by Espen Barth EIDE, UN Special Adviser to the Sec-Gen on Cyprus (Video): http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I104148  

Building our common future

The Turkish Cypriot community is soon to elect its new leadership. Following such an important moment, it is to be hoped that conditions will prevail that would allow a solution to our longstanding problem to be found, so that once again Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots may live together in their common homeland, without checkpoints,

Negotiator Olgun Ergun:T/c side prepared a road map up until end of year

TC negotiator Ergun Olgun speaking on Ada TV recently pointed out that following instruction by the President, they had prepared a road map for the talks up until the end of the year. Olgun said the road map which was approved by the President and submitted to the UN showed all discussions on all issues

View:Straight talking is all very well if your audience is ready to listen

UN SPECIAL Adviser Espen Barth Eide was doing so well. He announced on Tuesday that Cyprus talks would be resuming after the elections in the north, which will be held on April 19. A day later he found himself in the doghouse, not only with the usual suspects – the rejectionist parties – but with

‘Sovereignty’ versus ‘sovereign rights’

By Jean Christou VARYING interpretations of comments made by UN Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide with regard to Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) caused not only controversy but some confusion on Wednesday. From a legal perspective, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) states: “In the exclusive economic zone, the coastal

Denktas:TCFF apply to KOP is making weak Turkish Cypriots at negotiations

Turkish Cypriot daily Bakis newspaper (07.04.15) reports that the “deputy prime minister and minister of culture and sport” Serdar Denktas made statements for the reasons he supports the candidacy of the Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu for the “presidential elections” and also evaluated the latest development as regards football in the occupied area of Cyprus.

Eide: no obstacle to resumption of talks

By George Psyllides The UN on Tuesday said it expected a resumption of reunification talks after the Turkish Cypriot elections later this month. The announcement was made by UN Special Advisor Espen Barth Eide after separate meetings with the leaders of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities. The Norwegian diplomat said they both agreed

Road map to Cyprus peace

Final preparations are under way on both sides of the island for the resumption of talks around the beginning of May. The UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide is to return on Monday for meetings with the leaders and negotiating teams. Key to a final agreement for talks is confirmation that Turkey

Anastasiades:There was no understanding with Turkey on Barbaros departure

There was no understanding with Turkey  on the withdrawal of the seismic vessel Barbaros which left Cyprus almost a week ago, paving the way for a possible resumption of talks, President Nicos Anastasiades said on Saturday. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a sports event in Nicosia, Anastasiades was asked to comment on reports

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