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Akel leader meets President before Turkey visit

Akel leader meets President before Turkey visit

Opposition Akel leader Andros Kyprianou on Friday met with President Nicos Anastasiades to coordinate action before his visit next week to Istanbul for talks on the Cyprus problem. Kyprianou was accompanied by left-wing Akel’s Cyprus problem office head Toumazos Tselepis who is a constitutional law expert. Asked if, after the briefing by the President, he

Five-party meeting on the hot issue of guarantees depends on progress

A meeting including the island’s guarantors is on the cards but the timing would depend on the progress on other fronts, a UN official said on Tuesday, ahead of the penultimate encounter between the leaders of the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities as part of the latest round of reunification talks. “At some stage that

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

A gesture of good will

Foreign diplomats, political analysts and commentators were all asking the same question. Why Nicos Anastasiades waited to go to America for the UN General Assembly to talk repeatedly about the need for Turkey to prove, with certain actions, its stated willingness to solve the Cyprus problem. Some diplomats even said that Anastasiades should not talk

[Listen] Anastasiades only joked about ‘United States of Cyprus’

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades was only joking when he referred to ‘United States of Cyprus’ as a possible name for a reunited federal state, the acting government spokesman said on Wednesday. And he had certainly not told Turkish daily Sabah that was the name his heart desires, added Victoras Papadopoulos who also released the interview’s

Pieter Van Nuffel reappointed as EU envoy

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker reappointed Pieter Van Nuffel as his Personal Representative to the Good Offices Mission of the United Nations in Cyprus, during his first bilateral visit to the island. President Juncker said: “I am delighted to announce the re-appointment of Pieter Van Nuffel as my Personal Representative in the Cyprus

Greek Cypriot side remains firm

  Published by:http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/11/25/greek-cypriot-side-remains-firm/  By Jean Christou President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday met political party leaders ahead of his meeting later with UN Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide where he is due to give an official response for the Greek Cypriot side’s rejection of a proposal for a twin-track process to resolve the hydrocarbons dispute. After