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Juncker sees huge benefits to Cyprus solution

Juncker sees huge benefits to Cyprus solution

European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker has pledged to return to Cyprus after reunification and urged everyone to forget the past and support the leaders. Addressing a special session of the House of Representatives, Juncker said the two leaders are on the right track as he has ascertained from his meetings on Thursday with President

Pieter Van Nuffel reappointed as EU envoy

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker reappointed Pieter Van Nuffel as his Personal Representative to the Good Offices Mission of the United Nations in Cyprus, during his first bilateral visit to the island. President Juncker said: “I am delighted to announce the re-appointment of Pieter Van Nuffel as my Personal Representative in the Cyprus

Juncker’s post-solution financing pledge

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday pledged the EU would be there for Cyprus financially when a solution was found. Speaking at a news conference in Nicosia, Juncker, who earlier had lunch with President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, said he believed the two leaders could solve the Cyprus issue. “All

Juncker urges Cyprus to seize unique opportunity

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday urged Cypriots to take the “unique opportunity” being offered to reach a solution to the Cyprus problem. He was speaking after a meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades at the presidential palace in Nicosia on what is his first official visit to Cyprus as President of the Commission. Juncker

EU’s Juncker to make first visit to Cyprus

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is to start his first official visit to Greek Cyprus on July 16 for talks on the bailed-out island’s economy and the UN-brokered peace process. He is to meet President Nicos Anastasiades, the Greek Cypriot leader, to discuss the economy and how Cyprus can benefit from European investment. “Energy questions

Juncker to address parliament in Cyprus, lunch with Anastasiades and Akinci

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will pay a two-day official visit to Cyprus on 16-17 July. On the first day of his visit, Juncker will have bilateral meetings with President Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci. Later in the day, President Juncker and the two leaders will have lunch together at Nicosia’s Buffer

Mustafa Akıncı in Brussels

Worried as they are by terrorist threats, Ukraine’s future and the Grexit saga, European citizens may not have paid much attention to Mustafa Akıncı’s visit to the EU institutions last week. True, the Northern Cyprus leader heads a country that is not officially recognized by the EU, nor is it a member of the U.N.

@DervisEroglu sends ‘hellim letter’ to Juncker

President Eroglu has sent a letter to European Commission president Jean Claude Juncker on the issue of hellim cheese pointing to the difficulties which would arise if the commission accepted the license of the cheese in its present form. Eroglu in his letter told Juncker that if the commission accepts the GCs application to register