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The economics of a solution

The economics of a solution

By Costas Apostolides The economics of a Cyprus settlement have come to the fore this week because both Nicos Anastasiades and Mustafa Akinci were invited to the Davos Economic Forum to meet with the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki moon and various political and economic leaders, and consider the economics and financial aspects of

Cyprus settlement deal ‘within reach’ By @jacopobarigazzi

  Hopes high of an agreement after 42 years of division. By Jacopo Barigazzi A deal on the future of divided Cyprus could be struck as soon as March, with a referendum to follow in the summer, according to a former leader of Turkish-controlled Northern Cyprus. After almost 42 years of division and several false starts,

Davutoglu will increase the initiatives for a Cyprus settlement at Davos

Turkish daily Milliyet (04.01.16) reports that Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will allocate his time for the foreign and economy policy in the first month of 2016. He will meet with international investors in Britain, will participate in Davos meetings and will participate in a joint cabinet meeting in Berlin. The paper also reports that

Akıncı says important duties will fall on everyone with a solution

According to Bayrak (26.12.15) Mustafa Akıncı has said that conjuncture for 2016 was ideal for a settlement. Speaking at a New Year’s reception held at the Besteden in Nicosia by the Union of Chambers of Cyprus Turkish Engineers and Architects, the President said that despite the significant progress achieved in the Cyprus talks there still

Anastasiades: Hope intensifying talks will bring settlement

President Nicos Anastasiades has said on Saturday that the intensification of talks he hopes will lead to a settlement that will end occupation, restore human rights, and create condition for a modern EU state. He had expressed his hope that the intensification of the UN-backed talks, as agreed yesterday between him and Turkish Cypriot leader

No occupation troops after a Cyprus settlement, Tsipras and Greek FM say

Greece strives for a solution to the Cyprus problem and expresses solidarity to the efforts of President Nicos Anastasiades to bring about a settlement that would reunite the island that has been divided since the 1974 Turkish invasion, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias said on Wednesday. In a speech

Reunification is not a utopia

Being a firm believer of coexistence, I oppose the argument that people of different religions, language and ethnic backgrounds cannot live together and therefore they have to be separated or that because of past wrongdoings of one generation, future generations will have to suffer the consequences. Belonging to a generation of Cypriots that carries in

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

Supporting a post-settlement property market

As negotiations to solve the Cyprus problem move full speed ahead, attention is now shifting to ensuring that the economy of a united Cyprus will be robust. On July 10 leaders Nicos Anastasiades and Mustafa Akinci said they were committed to “capitalising on the economic opportunities that will open up as a result of reaching