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The ironies in the rejectionists’ wrath

The ironies in the rejectionists’ wrath

By Loucas Charalambous I LOVE the hysterical shrieks by the politicians of the rejectionist front every time we are subjected as the Greek Cypriot community to a cold shower, inflicted by an international organisation, foreign governments or their representatives here. I enjoy them because I see them from a different angle. All those who moan

View: What was the reason behind Anastasiades strange outburst?

  PRESIDENT Anastasiades’ improvisational policy-making that we wrote about a few weeks ago was exhibited once again in an interview on Mega TV on Thursday night when he accused the UN Secretary-General of ‘naked blackmail’, members of the international community of misleading him and the US ambassador in Nicosia of hostility. It was an astonishing

Anastasiades ‘spews fire’ at foreign pressure

GC President Anastasiades speaking on a TV programme yesterday blamed outside forces including the UNSG Ban Ki Moon and US Ambassador John Koenig for pressurising him. Anastasiades who spoke on MEGA TV last night literally ‘spewed fire’ at the UNSG and US Ambassador. He said he was being pressured into returning to the negotiating table

US ambassador wants resumption of frozen peace talks

US Ambassador to Nicosia John Koenig on Wednesday said that time works against a positive outcome and urged the two sides in divided Cyprus to resume frozen peace talks. “It is now more than three months since settlement talks were suspended. Time works against a positive outcome” he told CNA. “Both sides should avoid words

US Ambassador to Cyprus #AmbJohnKoenig interview about the latest developments at the Cyprus problem

(English transcript) Interviewers: Esra Aygin, Basaran Duzgun and Huseyin Ekmekci Interviewer:   What contribution is the U.S. going to make toward overcoming the deadlock in the negotiations right now? Ambassador:  First let me say thank you for giving me this opportunity to speak.  I really do appreciate it.  It’s been a little while since I’ve spoken

US ambassador calls on Turkey to leave Cyprus’ EEZ

 Published by: inCyprus http://incyprus.philenews.com/en-gb/local-news/4422/42639/us-ambassador-calls-on-turkey-to-leave-cyprus-eez US ambassador to Nicosia John Koenig on Friday said Turkey has to withdraw its seismic survey ship within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone and cancel its illegal maritime order NAVTEX.Koenig who was talking to state television also dismissed criticism that the US are trying to keep a neutral stand on the region’s new