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Turkish and Greek Cypriots mull mutual steps on drilling to restart talks

Turkish and Greek Cypriots mull mutual steps on drilling to restart talks

  Both the Turkish and Greek Cypriots are considering a halt to exploration activities for hydrocarbon reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean, in order to restart settlement talks for reunification of Cyprus. Turkey’s Barbaros Hayreddin Paşa seismic vessel has taken a break in its activities in the Eastern Mediterranean and anchored off the Gazimağusa harbor as

International community should motivate Greek Cypriot Side for a settlement

                Presidential Spokesman Osman Ertuğ has said the international community needed to motivate the Greek Cypriot Side for a settlement in Cyprus. Speaking at a panel at the Başkent University’s Centre for Strategic Research on the Cyprus Issue, the Presidential Spokesman said that optimistic climate had emerged during

Ertuğ: “TC side ready to share, GC side should do the same…”

Presidential Spokesman Osman Ertuğ has stressed that the suspended Cyprus negotiations process expected to restart in the coming weeks must yield results this time. Pointing out that the Greek Cypriot Side has no intention of settling the Cyprus Issue; Ertuğ expressed the view that the water to arrive from Turkey via a pipeline could be

Osman Ertug:”The negotiations should start immediately”,

Under the title: “The negotiations should start immediately”, Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (05.03.15) reports that Osman Ertug, so-called “presidential spokesman”, commented on statements made by the Greek Cypriot negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis in London, that in case Turkey will not renew NAVTEX which ends on April 6, this will be a window of opportunity for

Spokesman Ertug:G/ side trying its withdrawal from talks

Ertuğ slams Christodulides statements The Presidential Spokesman Osman Ertuğ has criticized the Greek Cypriot Side resuming its attacks on Turkey, the Turkish Cypriot Side as well as the UN Secretary General’s latest report extending UNFICYP’s mandate on the island. Pointing out that the Greek Cypriot Administration was using this as a way to camouflage its

Ertug responds to GC claims

TC Presidential spokesman Osman Ertug has responded to claims by the GC side. In his statement, Ertug said the GC side was continuing with their misleading and unsupported propaganda despite the Turkish side’s just reaction to the GC unilateral hydrocarbon exploration activities. He added that they were attempting to attribute blame on the TC side

GC government & Archbishop statements trying drive wedge among TCs & Turkey

Presidential spokesman Osman Ertug has said statements by the GC government spokesman and Archbishop Chrisostomos were nothing more than trying to drive a wedge between the TCs and Turkey. In a written statement Ertug said the statements showed what kind of disillusion and dream world the GC side lived in.   He said it was

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