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Famagusta Initiative accuses of unwillingness on the opening of Deryneia crossing

Famagusta Initiative accuses of unwillingness on the opening of Deryneia crossing

Turkish Cypriot daily Afrika newspaper (13.11.15) reports that the Famagusta Initiative has accused the “government” of the breakaway regime in the occupied area of the Republic of Cyprus of behaving unwillingly on the issue of the opening of the crossing point in Deryneia area, on which the leaders of the two communities had agreed a

The “Famagusta Initiative” calls for the opening of Deryneia crossing point

Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen newspaper (09.09.15) under the title: “The eyes are turned to the barricades”, reports on statements by Mertkan Hamit, activist and member of the “Famagusta Initiative”, who in an interview to the paper, stressed the need for the opening of the Deryneia crossing point, in order as he said for the occupied

UNSG Special Advisor Espen Barth Eide visits Famagusta Initiative

UNSG Special Advisor Eide yesterday visited the Famagusta Initiative. A written statement from the initiative said that they briefed the Special Advisor on the work of the initiative and their positions on the Cyprus issue. Initiative activist Dagli who made a statement on the visit said they would be prepared to make every contribution possible

People of Famagusta demand to open Dherynia crossing -Videos from the event

  Greek and Turkish Cypriots yesterday united in demanding the opening of the Dherynia crossing in Famagusta. According to CyprusMail,members of Famagusta, our City, and Turkish Cypriot group Famagusta Initiative, assembled on the two sides of the divide to voice their demand for opening the ‘Avenue for the Return.’ In a joint declaration, the groups

Greek Prime Minister breaks with tradition by meeting Turkish Cypriots

The new Greek PM’s encouraging gestures during his Cyprus visit should not make one forget that equitable sharing of energy resources is key to a solution on the island, says the Turkish government Alexis Tsipras, 41-year-old revolutionary leader of the anti-austerity party Syriza, who has recently been elected Greek Prime Minister, has broken with Greek

Tsipras is the first Greek Prime Minister to meet jointly with G/c & T/c NGOs

Newly elected Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras received here in Nicosia Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot Non Governmental Organisations, conveying them the message that Greece counts on their efforts to reunify Cyprus. Newly elected Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras received here in Nicosia Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot Non Governmental Organisations, conveying them

Famagusta Initiative:Natural resources should be used as a vehicle to drive a federal solution

The Famagusta Initiative has criticised that whilst the island’s natural resources should be used as a vehicle to drive a federal solution, it is being used as a fighting tool by the sides and this showed the sides real intent. Okan Dagli, who made a statement on behalf of the initiative, assessed the UNSG Ban’s UNFICYP

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