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TMT chairman: Federation is a suicide

TMT chairman: Federation is a suicide

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibrisli newspaper (30.08.15) reports that Yilmaz Bora, the chairman of the TMT organization, stated that federation is a suicide and claimed that “there is a legal state in the northern part of Cyprus that should be recognized”. “We are known for saying no. You know why we say no? Because a federation

Brown’s appraisal on Turkish intentions

L. Dean Brown, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management of the United States in 1974, was sent by Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to Cyprus to take charge of the USA Embassy in Nicosia after the tragic assassination on August 19, 1974 of Ambassador Rodger Davis and until the appointment of a new Ambassador.

Team Cyprus – A new effort to reunify the island

We received the following press release regarding a new team of Gcs who want to contribute towards the reunification of the island. The following is their declaration: Our Team, Cyprus. Ομάδα Κύπρος. by Leontios Philotheou   Team  The reality is that every attempt to form a common football team would lead us to the Emergency Room. Ok,maybe that is

Anastasiades points to wholly different climate in the talks

According to GC newspaper SIMERINI Anastasiades yesterday referred to “a wholly different climate” in the talks, in which the various concerns of both sides are allowed to be expressed. In an interview he gave to Sigma he explained that up to now, a codifying of the differences and convergences was being carried out, pinpointing what

Akinci’s Election Revives Hopes for Breakthrough in Cyprus Talks

Mustafa Akinci was sworn in as president of northern Cyprus yesterday, after overwhelmingly defeating right-wing incumbent President Dervis Eroglu, 60.5 percent to 40.5 percent, in Sunday’s election. Though Eroglu, who has been in office since 2010, had just barely finished atop the first-round voting a week before, the leftist Akinci and the two other leading

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The Joint Declaration Explained

On the 11th of February 2014, a much-debated joint declaration signaled the beginning of renewed negotiations for the settlement of the Cyprus problem. Article 3 of the declaration provides that ‘the settlement will be based on a bi-communal, bi-zonal federation with political equality’. But what is a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation? You can find some more

Spreading the word of federation

The launch of the movement on Sunday By Constantinos Psillides THE INAUGURATION of the Federal Cyprus Movement (FCM) on Sunday was a resounding success, according to one of the founding members Sotos Ktoris, who said that he hopes that the movement will foster a federal solution to the Cyprus problem. More than 200 people, including

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