Relevant to the recent talks in Geneva. The following map shows how the land was distributed between Greek and Turkish Cypriots in 1960 and 1999 including areas where the two communities were living together.
President Nicos Anastasiades cut his visit to Instanbul short after the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci was invided at a dinner hosted by Turkish president Erdogan during the UN’s World Humanitarian Summit. The Republic of Cyprus had previously requested assurances from the UN that under no circumstances the Turkish Cypriot leader would have attended the […]
The president of the Turkish Cypriot Football Federation speaking at a press conference yesterday said that the aim is to unify the two football organisations (Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot) by the end of the year. The press conference took place instead of an event at which the President of Cyprus Football Association Costakis Koutsokoumnis […]
US Vice President Joe Biden will be visiting Cyprus between 21st and 23rd May. The schedule of his visit has not been finalized yet but he is expected to have individual meetings with President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu. The reason for his visit is the fact that Cyprus reunification talks have […]
According to today’s Cypriot press US Secretary of State John Kerry is planning to visit Cyprus during March. His visit to Cyprus will be a strong indication of the American interest in the Cyprus talks and the role Washington is playing on the issue. Additionally sources in Cyprus, suggest that Kerry’s visit is not only […]
The scheduled meeting at the old Nicosia airport, between president Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu finished with a joint statement that was read by the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in Cyprus Lisa Buttenheim. Both leaders agreed that the status quo is not helping either sides and prolonging it hurts […]
Tomorrow at 11.30 am the first meeting after the acceptance of the joint communiqué will be held between the president of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu. The meeting will be short and procedural in nature but it marks the resumption of negotiations towards a solution of the […]