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Row will hurt Turkey ties

Row will hurt Turkey ties

Turkish Cypriot coalition leader, Huseyin Ozgurgun this week fuelled the debate regarding the youth and sports coordination office in the north by saying the recent protests and arguments risked alienating Turkey. Ozgurgun who spoke on Turkish Cypriot television recently, argued that the youth coordination office was being used as an instrument of politics and that

Anastasiades: There is progress

President Nicos Anastasiades has said “encouraging progress” was recorded on chapters currently under discussion in the UN-brokered Cyprus peace process aiming to reunite the divided island. But he also warned that significant chapters have not been discussed yet and it would be premature to draw safe conclusions at this stage. Read the rest on: http://in-cyprus.com/making-progress/

The economics of a solution

By Costas Apostolides The economics of a Cyprus settlement have come to the fore this week because both Nicos Anastasiades and Mustafa Akinci were invited to the Davos Economic Forum to meet with the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki moon and various political and economic leaders, and consider the economics and financial aspects of

Anastasiades: solution possible by summer… but maybe not

President Nicos Anastasiades on Sunday appeared to put to rest rumours of a referendum by March and a postponement of the May parliamentary elections. In an interview with Kathimerini, Anastasiades said the elections would go ahead normally. On the issue of a referendum on a Cyprus solution, he said there were many details to be

Anastasiades urges detractors to reflect on consequences of non-solution

Those who are opposed to the course of the current Cyprus negotiations despite a common goal set out at the National Council in September 2009, need to reflect on ‘what next?” President Nicos Anastasiades said on Sunday. Speaking at an EOKA memorial event in Chlorakas in Paphos, Anastasiades said: “What will be the consequences of

[Event] Espen Barth Eide interview on MYCYradio

Cyprus 360 and hosts Beran Djemal and Yiorgos Kakouris will interview the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Cyprus, Mr. Espen Barth Eide. Tune in live to MYCYradio (click “Listen live”) on Thursday 6 August, 3-4pm. A recording of the interview will be available soon after (click “Listen again”). Later in the week, the recording will also

UNSG Special Advisor Espen Barth Eide visits Famagusta Initiative

UNSG Special Advisor Eide yesterday visited the Famagusta Initiative. A written statement from the initiative said that they briefed the Special Advisor on the work of the initiative and their positions on the Cyprus issue. Initiative activist Dagli who made a statement on the visit said they would be prepared to make every contribution possible

Eide tries to dispel concern over leaders’ declaration on property

UN Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide on Friday tried to dispel growing concern, particularly in the north over the agreement between the leaders to respect the property rights of both owners and current users when it came to a Cyprus solution, saying much had been misunderstood. Speaking after meeting President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot