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Top US Treasury official to discuss Cyprus solution financing

Top US Treasury official to discuss Cyprus solution financing

The US Department of Treasury’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe and Eurasia, Daleep Singh, will travel to Cyprus from January 11-13, the embassy in Nicosia announced on Monday. Read the rest on: http://cyprus-mail.com/2016/01/11/top-us-treasury-official-to-discuss-solution-financing/

Vision for security

President Nicos Anastasiades has a vision for a post-settlement Cyprus that takes into account each community’s fears but does away with the traditional guarantor structure. As a result of the 1974 invasion, Greek Cypriots tend to see guarantor powers (Turkey, Greece and the UK) as a threat, while because of the coup that preceded it,

US sees obstacles on three core Cyprus issues

US Deputy Assistant Secretary Amanda Sloat has said there is no agreement on the three core Cyprus issues; territory, properties and guarantees. Sloat was speaking to Greek-American and Cypriot-American organisations via teleconference on the recent visit to Cyprus by US Secretary of State John Kerry. Read the rest on: http://cyprus-mail.com/2015/12/10/us-sees-obstac-cyprus-issues/  

Guarantees focus of Kerry-Lavrov Cyprus contacts

The issue of security guarantees will be the focus of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry’s series of contacts in Cyprus this week. Cyprus Weekly sources say that Lavrov and Kerry, who will be in Cyprus on December 1-2 and December 3-4 respectively, will primarily be discussing the security

Kasoulides: negotiations have come a long way

Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said on Sunday the Cyprus talks had come a considerable way without needing the involvement of any foreign mediators. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the Commonwealth summit in Malta, the foreign minister was asked to comment on the increased international interest in the Cyprus problem considering the upcoming visits

Views attributed to US Ambassador not true

The US Embassy in Nicosia issued a press release on Monday in response to Greek Cypriot political parties who disapproved of Turkish military officers attending a social event in the north. Strong criticism was directed at newly appointed US Ambassador Kathleen Ann Doherty and her diplomatic staff, who were seen in photos shaking hands with

US Ambassador: Cyprus’ reunification would resonate well beyond the island

The peaceful reunification of Cyprus would resonate well beyond the island, and Cyprus would serve as an inspiration for others who wish to define a new future after a painful past, the new Ambassador of the United States of America in Cyprus, Kathleen Ann Doherty, said at a formal ceremony, during which she presented her

Obama’s bimonthly report on Cyprus focuses on resumption of talks

The US President`s bimonthly report on progress toward a negotiated solution of the Cyprus question covering the period April 1 through May 31, concentrated on the resumption of the UN-facilitated efforts toward a comprehensive solution after a seven-month suspension. The report, which was drafted by the State Department, is accompanied by a cover letter by