Tag Archives: New York

Editorial: Financing the solution

Editorial: Financing the solution

The economics of a Cyprus settlement have finally found their way to the forefront of meetings the two sides have had with international actors both on a political and financial level. This issue was overshadowed by public disagreements on property and EU matters but both Anastasiades and Akinci had the opportunity to discuss ways of

Anastasiades – Tsipras confirm cooperation

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras have reconfirmed that cooperation on the Cyprus problem and regional cooperation is central to both of their countries’ foreign policies. The two men had a meeting in a warm and friendly climate on Tuesday morning, Greek government sources say. They discussed the meetings the two

Concrete actions from Turkey on Cyprus expected

Recent developments on the Cyprus issue and bilateral relations between Cyprus and the U.S. dominated the half-hour meeting of President Nicos Anastasiades with U.S. Foreign Minister John Kerry, in New York on Saturday. The meeting was attended by Cyprus Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides and other officials. Government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides spoke of a productive discussion in

Holding a five-party conference on the guarantees in New York is difficult

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (21.08.15) reports that Baris Burcu, spokesman of the Turkish Cypriot leader, has said that in case the expected progress is made in the Cyprus problem until the contacts which Mustafa Akinci will hold in New York in the end of September within the framework of the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly, a

Akinci says aim is multi-partite meeting in NY for September

President Akinci has said that they aimed to increase the points of convergence so that a multi-partite meeting in New York can take place with the participation of the guarantor countries. Speaking at a meeting with Rector of the Cyprus International University, Dr Halil Nadiri, Akinci pointed to an interview Negotiator Nami gave to the

Eide in Brussels for talks on Cyprus

The European Union looks set to play a bigger hand in the ongoing Cyprus talks as UN Special Envoy to Cyprus Espen Barth Eide prepares for high-level meetings in Brussels. Eide, who has seen relations warm in the last couple of months between the two leaders on the island, will meet European Commission president Jean-Claude

Is the Big Apple key to the Cyprus problem?

The United Nations have set about putting an ambitious target in place to have the Cyprus problem solved within one year, with much emphasis being put on a possible meeting between President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot Leader Mustafa Akinci in New York. According to Phileleftheros, sources close to the UN are looking to implement