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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

Cyprus peace talks not ‘stuck’ on property issue

UN-brokered Cyprus peace talks aiming to reunite the divided island are not stuck on the thorny issue of property, government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said on Friday. Talking to state radio, Christodoulides also said: “We are not stuck on the property issue. It is a difficult issue, one that touches many other aspects of the Cyprus

Leaders record TV spot with plea for information on the missing

President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci were meeting on Sunday for the last time in 2015 following a visit earlier in the morning to the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) anthropological lab in Nicosia. According to a UN statement the leaders were briefed on the progress made, and the challenges faced, by

3+1 future scenarios for Cyprus

By Michalis S Michael Since the collapse of the Annan Plan in 2008 – the contention being that its finality was rendered during Demetris Christofias presidency– we are able to visualise, more clearly, the contradictory trajectory of Cyprus’s peace talks. By using the Burkean dictum that ‘those who ignore the past are condemned to repeat

Anastasiades calls for end to ‘patriotic hooliganism’

President Nicos Anastasiades on Sunday called for an end to hooliganism associated with patriotism as it was giving fodder to anti-solution elements. He was referring to a series of attacks on Turkish Cypriot motorists by school students in three separate incidents on November 16 during anti-occupations demonstrations in Nicosia. Read the rest on: http://cyprus-mail.com/2015/11/22/anastasiades-cic-hooliganism/

Tsipras in readiness for Cyprus talks in Turkey

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens for an informal working session with diplomatic staff today, in preparation for his trip to Turkey next week. Tsipras will meet informally with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Tuesday 17th, in Istanbul, and the following day both will participate in the formal

‘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

Anastasiades:Slim chance of referendum by March

President Nicos Anastasiades does not believe it will be possible to have a referendum on a solution by next March, he was reported as saying on Sunday. According to CyBC, in an interview with the newspaper Reporter, the President said that unless the current situation changes radically, he did not think a referendum could be