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Akinci:No traces of landmines in 25 of the 28 minefields

Akinci:No traces of landmines in 25 of the 28 minefields

President Mustafa Akıncı has announced that no traces of landmines have been found in 25 of the 28 minefields presented by the Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiadis at their first meeting on the 15th of May. The 28 minefields had been created by Greek Cypriot Forces prior to 1974. Speaking at a press conference at

The coordinates of the 28 minefields are insufficient

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris Postasi newspaper (21.05.15, online) reports that Baris Burcu, spokesman of the Turkish Cypriot leader, has argued that the coordinates given by the Greek Cypriot side regarding 28 minefields in the occupied area of Cyprus are insufficient. In a written statement issued today, Burcu said that Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci discussed

‘CBMs will add value to the negotiations’

The two leaders are expected to discuss confidence building measures in parallel with, but not as a substitute for the negotiations, Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said on Tuesday. Commenting on outcome of the dinner on Monday night between President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, Christodoulides said it had taken place in a