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 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 […]
On Sunday the Secretary of the Turkish Cypriot, United Cyprus Party Izzet Iztzan speaking at a meeting with a delegation from AKEL, said that Turkish Cypriots want to conduct a population census under UN supervision as suggested by the Greek Cypriot side.
It has been agreed in yesterday’s meeting that next Thursdays President of the Republic Demetris Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu will have a working dinner in the presence of Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations on Cyprus, Alexander Downer
According to a report by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Cyprus has the highest number of asylum requests per 1000 population.
In an interview on Thursday Alexander Downer said that in case the Cyprus talks fail billions will have to be paid by the Greek Cypriots and Turkey.