Property and territorial adjustment are the main issues leaders Nicos Anastasiades and Mustafa Akinci will be discussing at their September 1 meeting at the UN’s Nicosia airport HQ.
Talking to the Cyprus Weekly, government sources made clear that a deal on properties will have an immediate impact on other aspects of the Cyprus problem, such as settlers, economy and of course territory. It will also create a good basis for discussing the thorny issue of security and guarantees.
Informed Greek Cypriot sources have told our newspaper that Turkey seems willing to discuss guarantees this time round, if it could get something substantial in return. And a role for Ankara in East Med geopolitics, linked to gas being made available to energy-hungry Turkey, could be the ticket.
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