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President Anastasiades Expresses Resoluteness for a Cyprus Settlement to EU Heads

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades pledged on Wednesday resoluteness to work tirelessly, in order to find a comprehensive settlement to the Cyprus problem, during separate meetings with the heads of EU institutions, in Brussels. President Anastasiades informed first the European Commission...

FM: Greece has Long and Systematically Supported a Just and Viable Solution to Cyprus Issue

Greek Foreign Ministry spokesperson Stratos Efthymiou stated the following in response to a journalist's question on a statement made today by Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hüseyin Müftüoğlu regarding the developments in Cyprus: “Greece has long and systematically supported the finding...

President to Inform Political Parties and Citizens About his Proposal on New Geneva Talks

On Monday, President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades will brief parliamentary parties on the proposal he has handed over to the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci during their most recent meeting. Their meeting took place in the framework of the...

Pavlopoulos: The Cyprus Issue Is Not a National But an International and European Problem

"Whatever solution to the Cyprus problem must be compatible with the European law," the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos said on Wednesday addressing the plenary session of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. Greece and Cyprus are...

Akinci: Anastasiades Should Prepare Greek Cypriots for a Federal Settlement or Two-State Solution

While speaking at the 19th children’s festival in northern Cyprus on Friday, Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci said that President Anastasiades should prepare himself and the Greek Cypriot community for a federal settlement or a side by side state...

Greek FM and British Foreign Secretary Discuss the Cyprus Problem

Greece seeks "proper, just and smart solutions" for the Cyprus problem, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said on Thursday after holding talks in Athens with his British counterpart Borris Johnson. He reiterated Athens' consistent position that no third countries...

Greece's FM Kotzias Harshly Criticizes All Sides Involved in Cyprus Talks

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias criticized harshly the handling of the Cyprus issue by different actors on Tuesday evening during a speech at an event at the “Archbishop Makarios III Foundation” in Nicosia, which marked the anniversaries of the start of...

Cyprus Talks Remain at Impasse as Anastasiades Places Blame on Turkey

The Cyprus Talks, aimed at reunifying the divided, island have once again come to an impasse following Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci canceling his appearance at a scheduled meeting last month. On Tuesday evening, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades gave an interview on...

President Anastasiades to Send Update on Cyprus Talks to UNSG's Guterres

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades will send by Tuesday next week a letter to UNSG Antonio Guterres briefing him on the current state of affairs at the Cyprus problem negotiations, after the Turkish Cypriot leader's decision to withdraw...

Turkish Cypriot Fears are not Justified After the 'Wrong' House Decision, President Says

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. The president also pointed...