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Kyprianou briefs Anastasiades on Istanbul visit

Kyprianou briefs Anastasiades on Istanbul visit

AKEL chief Andros Kyprianou on Tuesday briefed President Nicos Anastasiades on his visit to Istanbul last weekend where he met Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. Kyprianou is also expected to brief the leaders of the other political parties, starting next week with ruling DISY leader Averof Neophytou. Speaking after Tuesday’s

The economics of a solution

By Costas Apostolides The economics of a Cyprus settlement have come to the fore this week because both Nicos Anastasiades and Mustafa Akinci were invited to the Davos Economic Forum to meet with the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki moon and various political and economic leaders, and consider the economics and financial aspects of

Anastasiades New Year message: 2016 could be the year of a solution

By Andria Kades Without wanting to create unrealistic expectations, the New Year may be the year which will put an end to Cyprus’ occupation, President Nicos Anastasiades said on Thursday in a televised message to the public expressing his wishes for 2016. Addressing Greek Cypriots he sought to stress his continuous efforts to work tirelessly

Leaders record TV spot with plea for information on the missing

President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci were meeting on Sunday for the last time in 2015 following a visit earlier in the morning to the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) anthropological lab in Nicosia. According to a UN statement the leaders were briefed on the progress made, and the challenges faced, by

Anastasiades: solution possible by summer… but maybe not

President Nicos Anastasiades on Sunday appeared to put to rest rumours of a referendum by March and a postponement of the May parliamentary elections. In an interview with Kathimerini, Anastasiades said the elections would go ahead normally. On the issue of a referendum on a Cyprus solution, he said there were many details to be

Theocharouns whο left DISY for disagreement on Cyprob flirts with DIKO

DIKO leader Nicholas Papadopoulos and MEP Eleni Theocharous on Sunday ‘left the door open’ for electoral or other cooperation between the party and the former DISY member’s new ‘Solidarity’ movement. Theocharouns left DISY last month citing a divergence of views on the handling of the Cyprus issue. She said she would form her own movement.

View: Education technical committee unlikely to achieve anything

NOBODY knows what the host of technical committees that supposedly discuss aspects of a settlement, in parallel to the negotiations, actually do. Are they just talking shops for people from the two communities to exchange theoretical musings or do they actually work constructively, tackle problems and find solutions? We do not know the answer as

Anastasiades urges detractors to reflect on consequences of non-solution

Those who are opposed to the course of the current Cyprus negotiations despite a common goal set out at the National Council in September 2009, need to reflect on ‘what next?” President Nicos Anastasiades said on Sunday. Speaking at an EOKA memorial event in Chlorakas in Paphos, Anastasiades said: “What will be the consequences of

View: Initial Cyprus-talks’ momentum is being lost

Anastasiades and their common message about the need for a settlement seems like a very long time ago. This spirit of co-operation, which created high expectations and gave the impression that a Cyprus settlement was achievable, does not appear to exist now while the so-called momentum, everyone was talking about is not leading anywhere. Even

Stupidity will always be invincible

THAT STUPIDITY is always invincible is an axiom that is confirmed every day in our country, more so than in any other on the planet. It is inevitable, in a country that has been destroyed as a result of the boundless stupidity of its politicians that this stupidity would continue to reign supreme as if