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Greek Foreign Minister: Turkish troop withdrawal key to Cyprus problem

Greek Foreign Minister: Turkish troop withdrawal key to Cyprus problem

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and Cyprus House of Representatives President Yiannakis Omirou met in Athens on Wednesday, focusing their talks on the Cyprus problem and bilateral relations between both their countries.  Omirou briefed Kotzias on actions taken by Cyprus in the EU and internationally, especially in the arena of inter-Parliamentary contacts and relations. See

T/c columnist:Turkey wants to legalize illegal fait accompli created in 1974 with occupation of Cyprus

Under the title “While Tsipras is preparing to visit Cyprus”, columnist Mehmet Levent writes in Turkish Cypriot daily Afrika newspaper (29.01.15) that everyone is curious to see the views and the steps which the newly elected Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will take as regards Cyprus. Noting that it is not very difficult to predict


Recently voices are being heard in favor of maintaining the status quo, which, in essence, is nothing other than partition. Statements such as “we (live) here and they (live) there” are expressed by various circles, accompanied by condemnations of the bizonal, bicommunal federation as racist, which of course they interpret on the basis of the

Protests against UDI and call for cooperation and peaceful co-existence

Published by: Cyprus Mailhttp://cyprus-mail.com/2014/11/15/flags-coffee-and-protests-against-udi/ DOWNTOWN Nicosia was flooded with high school students yesterday morning, as they were released from school in order to participate in the protests marking the anniversary of the 1983 Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) of the breakaway regime in the north. Chanting slogans and holding Greek and the Cyprus flags, students