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Eide: Referendum could be held this year, but we do not want to put emphasis on time tables

Eide: Referendum could be held this year, but we do not want to put emphasis on time tables

Turkish Cypriot daily Halkin Sesi newspaper (17.01.16) reports that Espen Barth Eide, UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser for Cyprus,has said that a referendum for the solution of the Cyprus problem could be held this year and added that it would be a pity if this “historic opportunity” was wasted. In statements to the paper’s correspondent in New York

Turkish EU minister expects 2016 referendum on Cyprus

Negotiations to solve the Cyprus issue are the closest they have ever been to a breakthrough, Turkey’s EU minister said Friday. In an exclusive interview with Anadolu Agency following his meeting with European Commission First-Vice President Frans Timmermans in Brussels on Friday, Volkan Bozkir said: “The Cyprus issue is a problem that has been going

Cavusoglu says Turkey will ‘do its part’ for a Cyprus solution

Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu arrived in the north on Thursday for meeting with the Turkish Cypriot leadership. After a meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci he said that the progress made in the Cyprus negotiations gave him hope for a settlement. Read the rest on: http://cyprus-mail.com/2015/11/26/cavusoglu-in-cyprus/

Agreement in March or status quo recognized to free Turkey’s EU process

According to Turkish daily Hurriyet Daily News (20.10.15-online in Engish) Turkish Foreign Minister Feridun Sinirlioglu in statements on October 19, has strictly ruled out arguments linking the country’s long-stalled EU membership bid with the recent contacts between Ankara and Brussels for deeper cooperation in stemming the flow of migrants to Europe, as he voiced confidence

Οverseas T/c demand the right to vote in a possible referendum for solution

Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen newspaper (08.10.15) reports that the “Platform of the Turkish Cypriots’ Living Abroad Union” which organized a workshop the previous days in the occupied area of Cyprus under the title “Constitutional Rights Workshop” in its final declaration demands for “legal regulations” to take place in order for the Turkish Cypriots who

Eroglu criticizes Talat for saying “no” in a possible referendum will deeper isolation

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (21.09.15) reports that former Turkish Cypriot leader, Dervis Eroglu has criticized the leader of the Republican Turkish Party – United Forces (CTP-BG), Mehmet Ali Talat for saying that the so-called embargo and isolation of the Turkish Cypriots will become deeper if they vote “no” to a solution of the Cyprus problem

Funding first before any referendum

ALTHOUGH most people agree that a Cyprus settlement would attract foreign investment, boost business confidence and ensure high growth rates, little thought has been given to the financial costs of a deal. For instance, a few billions might be needed to compensate property-owners and re-house people, and costly infrastructure work would be required to start

Is the Big Apple key to the Cyprus problem?

The United Nations have set about putting an ambitious target in place to have the Cyprus problem solved within one year, with much emphasis being put on a possible meeting between President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot Leader Mustafa Akinci in New York. According to Phileleftheros, sources close to the UN are looking to implement