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No to a solution with Turkish troops,Greek and Cypriot Defence Ministers say

No to a solution with Turkish troops,Greek and Cypriot Defence Ministers say

A solution of the Cyprus problem must include the full withdrawal of all Turkish troops from Cyprus and should abolish the anachronistic system of guarantees of 1960, Cypriot Defence Minister Christoforos Fokaides said in a press conference with his Greek counterpart Panos Kammenos, in Athens. On his part Kammenos expressed the view that the international

New poll outlines ordinary Greek Cypriots’ ‘red lines’

A new poll of Greek Cypriots, released on Sunday,  has found the vast majority favour an end to guarantees, the withdrawal of all Turkish troops and settlers, and the non-equation of ‘current users’ of Greek Cypriot properties with the legal owners. The islandwide poll of 1,000 people was carried out in September for Sigmalive by

Defence spending down almost 8 per cent since 2010

Cyprus’ defence budget decreased by almost 8 per cent between 2010 and 2015, according to the annual report on military forces in Cyprus, issued by the Cyprus Centre for Strategic Studies. The report notes that for every Cypriot National Guardsman there are 3.4 Turkish soldiers and adds that while the military situation in Cyprus remains

Anastasiades:”Turkish troops should withdraw in order to reach a settlement”

Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said that no European state would allow foreign troops on their soil. Anastasiades was speaking during an interview with CNN Türk’s Elif Özgen during which he stressed that if there would…………… Read the rest on: http://www.kpdailynews.com/index.php/cat/35/news/5055/PageName/CYPRUS_LOCAL_NEWS