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Talat reacted against AKEL’s statement that the water agreement will not bind Cyprus

Talat reacted against AKEL’s statement that the water agreement will not bind Cyprus

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris Postasi newspaper (03.03.16) reports that the chairman of the Republican Turkish Party (CTP) Mehmet Ali Talat criticized the statements made by AKEL party that Cyprus will not be bind to keeping the water agreement made between Turkey and the breakaway regime. AKEL issued a statement noting that the water project is

Kyprianou briefs Anastasiades on Istanbul visit

AKEL chief Andros Kyprianou on Tuesday briefed President Nicos Anastasiades on his visit to Istanbul last weekend where he met Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. Kyprianou is also expected to brief the leaders of the other political parties, starting next week with ruling DISY leader Averof Neophytou. Speaking after Tuesday’s

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

Kyprianou open to Turkey invitation

Opposition party Akel leader Andros Kyprianou says he would welcome an invite to Istanbul to meet with Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu later this month. Recent reports in CyBC say that Cavusoglu had extended his hand to Kyprianou – who has been critical of the approach President Nicos Anastasiades during the Cyprus talks – through

Cavusoglu invites Kyprianou to Turkey to discuss Cyprus problem

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has invited AKEL leader Andros Kyprianou to Istanbul this month to exchange views on the Cyprus issue, CyBC reported on Saturday. The report said the invitation was extended through the Turkish Cypriot chief negotiator Ozdil Nami. Read the rest on: http://cyprus-mail.com/2016/01/02/cavusoglu-invites-kyprianou-to-turkey-to-discuss-cyprus/

Postponing elections in light of developments in Cyprus problem is pointless

Discussion over the possibility of postponing May’s parliamentary elections in light of developments in the Cyprus problem is pointless since a deal was still far away, main opposition AKEL leader Andros Kyprianou said on Monday. Media reports on the weekend claimed President Nicos Anastasiades told party leaders on Saturday to prepare for the possibility of

Ignore the dwarfs

Just minutes after the EU-Turkey summit in Brussels finished last Sunday, a wave of déjà vu swept over Cyprus. Turkey may have received €3 billion to contain the refugee flows into Europe plus a promise to restart its EU accession process as well as some visa waiver perks, but the government was satisfied; Cyprus’ unilateral