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Let us hope that after the referendum Turkey will face its responsibilities, Anastasiades says

By   /  24/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  No Comments

  Let us hope, to the extent that this can be permitted to us anymore, that after the referendum (in April, in Turkey) it will not be possible, at long last, for pretexts to be used in order for Turkey to avoid its responsibilities, said today the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nicos […]

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Akinci will not attend the meeting of the leaders scheduled for Thursday

By   /  22/02/2017  /  CY Energy, CY Politics, Cyprus, Energy, Headlines, Politics  /  No Comments

  The United nations informed the President of the Republic of Cyprus today that the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community will not attend the meeting of the leaders scheduled for tomorrow, said the Government Spokesman, Mr Nikos Christodoulides, today. In his remarks to reporters following the meeting of the President of the Republic, Mr […]

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Kotzias: Turkey should stop playing games. We will not always be that tolerant

By   /  22/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, GR Politics, Greece, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  No Comments

  On Tuesday night, Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias gave an interview at SKAI news station, on the “Istories” show of Alexis Papahelas. Among other topics, FM Kotzias revealed that Turkey jeopardized the Greek – Turkey relations on the morning of Friday the 17th of February 2017, when a Turkish ship of the […]

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Leaders’ Thursday meeting will not take place as Akinci refuses to attend

By   /  22/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Politics  /  No Comments

  The meeting between President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci scheduled for tomorrow is not going to take place, Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides has just tweeted. Τhe tweet said that “unfortunately the UN have just informed us that due to Turkish Cypriot leader`s refusal to attend, the meeting will not take place.” […]

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Cavusoglu: Freedom, security and political equality are essential prerequisites for a Cyprus solution

By   /  21/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  No Comments

  The Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu defended the Turkish position on the topic of guarantees during a joint press conference with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, on the sidelines of his visit to northern Cyprus on Tuesday, referring to the issue of the unifying referendum. The talks reached the current point thanks to the […]

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EP rapporteur to visit Turkey and Cyprus

By   /  20/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus  /  No Comments

European Parliament rapporteur on Turkey, Dutch MEP Kati Piri, will visit Turkey and Cyprus this week to collect input for her report on Turkey. Piri said on her twitter account that this would be an interesting week, adding that she is on her way to visit Turkey and Cyprus to speak with various people and […]

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Anastasiades: Turkish Cypriot fears are not justified after the “wrong” House decision

By   /  18/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus  /  No Comments

Fears which the Turkish Cypriots have been expressing in the past few days cannot be justified, even though the excuse to express such fears hailed from the Greek Cypriot community, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said, pointing out that no Greek Cypriot political party claims or maintains that the solution to the Cyprus problem is […]

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Written statement by the President of the Republic of Cyprus

By   /  17/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus  /  No Comments

With regard to remarks made by the Turkish and Turkish Cypriot sides, I do not wish, in any way, to engage in an unnecessary blame game, especially after the public explanation by the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General of all that had taken place yesterday. At the same time, I want to repeat to […]

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Opening statement by the President of Cyprus at the press conference on the Cyprus problem

By   /  16/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus  /  No Comments

“I sincerely feel sad about the conclusion of today’s meeting with the Turkish Cypriot leader Mr Akinci. And I feel sad because, while the entire discussion was taking place –I must confess- in a friendly and constructive spirit and climate, at one moment that there was a brief break as a result of a disagreement, […]

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Government Spokesman: “The termination of the occupation and the reunification of our homeland is a strategic objective”

By   /  13/02/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  No Comments

  The termination of the occupation and the reunification of our homeland is a strategic objective and, on our part, we will do whatever is possible to achieve this objective, said the Government Spokesman, Nikos Christodoulides, today. In reference to the meeting of the National Council, the Spokesman said that “a good discussion took place, […]

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