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Eide Holds Hope for Cyprus Settlement, Sees 'No Unbridgeable Differences Between the Two Sides'

All hope is not lost for the Cyprus Talks to conclude a fair and just settlement agreement for the divided island that has seen its northern third occupied by Turkish troops since they invaded in 1974. The United Nations Special...

Kotzias Reiterates Greece’s Support of Cyprus Talks in Call With Eide

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias spoke with U.N. Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide on Thursday evening, to whom he reiterated Greece’s support for the continuation of the negotiating process. Kotzias said Greece seeks a fair and viable solution to...

Eide Plans Visit to Cyprus Next Week to Continue Reunification Talks

Espen Barth Eide, the UN Secretary General’s Special Advisor on Cyprus, returns to the island next week to assure the leaders of the two communities in Cyprus that the UN continues to support their efforts, according to UN sources. Eide...

UN's Eide on a Cyprus Settlement: Leaders Should Not Let this Opportunity Slip by

The UN Secretary General's Special Advisor on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, believes there is still a lot to be done in Cyprus and the leaders of the island's two communities should not let this opportunity slip by. Following the latest...

Cyprus – Is the Honeymoon Over?

The parliamentary election results in Cyprus have shaken the political system to its foundations and things will never be the same again. A Revolution of the Mind has finally begun and citizens dare to stand up and take action against...

UN Spokesman: Cyprus Talks Are Going Well

Cyprus talks are going well "last we heard," a UN Secretary General spokesman has said, adding however that he would refrain from making predictions. "Finding a settlement in Cyprus should not be like when one talks about 60% or 70%...

Eide: Settlement Will Not Be Financed by Cypriot Taxpayers

The premise for financing the settlement is not to leave it to the taxpayers in Cyprus, but get real money to pay for the upfront cost, the Special Advisor of the UN Secretary General, Espen Barth Eide, said in...

UN Envoy for Cyprus Cites Constructive Discussion with Greek FM Kotzias

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on Tuesday received UN Secretary General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide at the foreign ministry, for a discussion that Eide later described as constructive. Leaving the meeting, which had focused on the latest...

Cypriot Leaders Decide to Intensify Cyprus Problem Negotiations

The leaders of the two communities in Cyprus, President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, have decided to intensify the Cyprus negotiations, aiming at reunifying the island. In a statement read out on behalf of the two leaders,...

Eide to Hold Talks on Cyprus at Turkish Foreign Ministry

UN Secretary General's Special Advisor for Cyprus Espen Barth Eide will hold meetings in Ankara to discuss the ongoing negotiations for the achievement of a solution of the Cyprus problem. UNFICYP spokesperson Aleem Siddique told the Cyprus News Agency that...