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Ignore the dwarfs

Ignore the dwarfs

Just minutes after the EU-Turkey summit in Brussels finished last Sunday, a wave of déjà vu swept over Cyprus. Turkey may have received €3 billion to contain the refugee flows into Europe plus a promise to restart its EU accession process as well as some visa waiver perks, but the government was satisfied; Cyprus’ unilateral

EDEK rejects bizonal, bicommunal federation

The Central Committee of EDEK party issued a statement on Sunday rejecting a bizonal, bicommuncal federation as a solution to the Cyprus problem. This move by the party leadership means that EDEK is taking an official hard-line position on the peace negotiations. In a press release, EDEK lists a number of points it considers negative in a bizonal

Concern over hardline shift

  By George Psyllides AS THE government embarked on a damage limitation campaign following the UN Secretary General’s report, the leader of main opposition AKEL, a party seen as vital in any bid to reunify the island, urged President Nicos Anastasiades on Saturday to change his hardline approach because it only yielded “depressing results”. For