Tag Archives: Espen Barth Eide

Christodoulides:No Restart To Peace Talks-Ball in Turkish Side’s Court

Christodoulides:No Restart To Peace Talks-Ball in Turkish Side’s Court

The Greek-Cypriot side will not go back to the negotiating table until Turkey stops its illegal forays into the oil-and-gas fields around the island, and following Ankara’s renewed NAVTEX message, the ball is in the Turkish side’s court, said government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides in comments after a meeting between President Nicos Anastasiades and UN envoy

Nami: “I am hopeful about Eide’s report”

Foreign Minister Özdil Nami has expressed hope that the UN Secretary General’s Special Adviser’s report to the UN Security Council will reflect the truth and the realities on the island. Nami also said that he will be evaluating the latest stage reached on the Cyprus Issue with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu who will be

UN urged to lay blame in Cyprus talks deadlock

The United Nations should clarify the reasons for the current deadlock in the Cyprus peace talks, government sources told the Cyprus News Agency on Saturday when asked to comment on the UN Secretary General`s report on UNFICYP. In his report, Ban Ki-Moon calls on both sides in Cyprus to refrain from the “blame game” and

Britain concerned about tensions in Cyprus’ EEZ, calls for support to Eide

The British High Commission has expressed concern about the tensions in Cyprus` Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and urged everyone to support UN Special Envoy Espen Barth Eide so that peace talks can resume quickly. “We are concerned by the continued tensions in the Republic of Cyprus’ EEZ and encourage all concerned to give active support

Waiting for the smoke to clear

By Angelos Anastasiou PRESIDENT Nicos Anastasiades is expected to inform party leaders tomorrow that if the Turkish seismic vessel Barbaros makes no further incursions into Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), he stands ready to return to the negotiating table, official sources told the Sunday Mail. The Barbaros had been illegally carrying out exploratory research in

Barbaros waiting instructions to resume exploration in Cyprus EEZ or return to Turkey

The Turkish seismic vessel Barbaros will remain anchored in Famagusta awaiting instructions on whether to resume exploration in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) or return to Turkey, which will depend on the UN special envoy’s Espen Barth Eide’s efforts to bring the Greek Cypriot side back to the negotiating table, the Cyprus News Agency reported

Columnist:Eide knows very well that Cyprus negotiations will not resume soon

Writing in his column in Turkish Cypriot daily Havadis newspaper (02.01.15), Basaran Duzgun reports that Espen Barth Eide, UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus, is exerting intensive efforts for the resumption of the Cyprus negotiations, but these efforts are in vain.   “Eide does not, cannot say it, but he knows very well that it will

Talks with resume in 2015

Frozen UN-brokered talks aiming to reunite Cyprus will restart in 2015 – one can bet on it. Most probably after April’s ‘presidential’ election in the breakaway north that will also coincide with President Anastasiades’ anticipated complete recovery from open heart surgery in December. But whether an overall settlement will be reached in 2015 remains a