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View: Turkey visit shows AKEL backs words with action

View: Turkey visit shows AKEL backs words with action

ALTHOUGH on economic policy AKEL has been highly critical of the government and has been unstintingly waving the flag of populist irresponsibility for the last three years on the Cyprus peace efforts it has much more in common with DISY than the opposition parties that have made negativity their rallying cry. It has supported President

Kyprianou says room for dialogue with Turkey on guarantees

AKEL leader Andros Kyprianou said on Sunday that Turkey was allow Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci a free rein on internal issues associated with the Cyprus issue at the negotiating table, while Ankara was more concerned with security and guarantees. Kyprianou was speaking Sunday afternoon on his return to Cyprus from Istanbul where he met

Kyprianou ‘cautiously optimistic’ after meeting Davutoglu and Cavusoglu

AKEL leader Andros Kyprianou said it was clear from his meetings with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu in Istanbul on Saturday that Ankara did want to see a Cyprus solution but, he tweeted on Sunday that this needed to be proved at the negotiating table. Kyprianou said late on Saturday,

Akel leader meets President before Turkey visit

Opposition Akel leader Andros Kyprianou on Friday met with President Nicos Anastasiades to coordinate action before his visit next week to Istanbul for talks on the Cyprus problem. Kyprianou was accompanied by left-wing Akel’s Cyprus problem office head Toumazos Tselepis who is a constitutional law expert. Asked if, after the briefing by the President, he

Tensions rise during T/C cemetery visit

Tempers flared at the village of Santalaris in Turkish occupied Famagusta during a visit by Greek and Turkish Cypriot political party delegations, at a cemetery where civilians murdered in 1974 were buried. The Cyprus News Agency said a small group of people protested during a visit by an AKEL delegation, headed by party leader Andros