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Athens, Nicosia share identical Cyprus problem stance

Athens, Nicosia share identical Cyprus problem stance

The stances of Athens and Nicosia on how a UN-brokered Cyprus peace settlement are identical, President Nicos Anastasiades told journalists in Greece on Wednesday. Talking after a meeting with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on the sidelines of the Greece-Cyprus-Egypt tripartite energy meeting in Athens, Anastasiades said: Read the rest on: http://in-cyprus.com/athens-nicosia-share-identical-cyprus-problem-stance/

‘Intractable Cyprus problem’

By Dr. Aris Petasis The “intractable Cyprus problem” cliché must rate as a great success story in the business of deception, political fraud and machination. Until this “intractable” problem is solved, the tricksters tell us, Cyprus must endure occupation and continue “negotiating”; after all, continued [meaningless] “talks” reinforce the myth of “intractability”! “Intractability” is of

Christodoulides:Cypriots will take final decision on reunification

Cypriots will be the ones to take the final decision on an agreed overall settlement that will reunite the divided island, government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said on Wednesday. And that, so far, progress has been achieved on certain issues of substance but there is a long way to go on others at the UN-brokered Cyprus

Narratives of a conflict By @eratokm1

When we talk about narratives, we define it as the spoken or written account of connected events, which could be real or imagined, that provide a chain of events that are recounted to others and especially to future generations. In intractable conflicts, a certain narrative of the conflict is created, which nurtures a separate collective

Transparency is vital

Roelf Meyer is a South African politician and businessman who played a prominent role in the negotiations to end apartheid. Talking recently about the current talks to solve the Cyprus problem, his sentiments could not have been clearer: He said that the two leaders and their teams need to inform people – Greek Cypriots and

EU ready to contribute to Cyprus problem

The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Junker, expressed a ‘desire and a readiness to actively cooperate in the Cyprus problem’ according to a statement released on Tuesday. Junker and the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades spoke of the Cyprus problem during a long telephone conversation on Tuesday afternoon. Read the rest on: http://in-cyprus.com/eu-ready-to-contribute-to-cyprus-problem/

Turkish Cypriot anxiety over 4:1 ratio

A report by Turkish daily Hurriyet has brought reactions in the occupied areas in the north about a proposal for a four-to-one ratio between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots in a post solution federal Cyprus. According to Hurriyet, who also cited a publication by Greek Cypriot daily Politis on the subject, the estimate that dozens

Akinci:Settlement might be nearer than we think

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci marked the three next months as extremely important for Cyprus talks, adding that his several meetings with President Anastasiades are evidence of progress, especially in the sectors of governance and power sharing. On the sidelines of a press conference regarding the actions made during the first 100 days of his

Akinci’s spokesperson Baris Burcu: Guarantees not a taboo

Negotiations to solve the Cyprus problem, which resumed in May shortly after the election of the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, have continued to defy the sceptics. Old taboos are being broken and, given the uncharacteristic absence of leaks and public mudslinging, it seems that all involved are on their best behaviour. In an interview