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President Anastasiades: Reunification Possible if All Stakeholders Show Same Degree of Commitment

Geostrategic cooperation can serve as a perfect incentive for the resolution of the Cyprus problem, 43 years after the illegal Turkish military invasion and the continuing illegal occupation of 37% of the territory of the Republic of Cyprus, President...

Turkey Releases New Footage of 1974 Invasion of Cyprus

While deliberations on the Cyprus problem are about to recommence, the Turkish Army has just put out a video of 4 minutes of unreleased footage from the July 1974 invasion. Turkish Hurriyetdailynews shows the 4-minute-long footage containing shots of the...

Obama's Bimonthly Report on Cyprus Focuses on Resumption of Talks

The U.S. President's bimonthly report on the progress toward a solution of the Cyprus issue the period April 1 through May 31, concentrated on the resumption of the United Nations facilitated negotiations for a comprehensive solution after a seven-month suspension. According...

US Secretary of State Kerry: Cyprus Problem Begging for Solution

US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday that the Cyprus problem is begging for an international solution and progress in United Nations-backed peace talks. Speaking before a meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at the State Department, the US official...

Cypriot Parliament President: We Need to Begin a Campaign to Annul Turkish Plans

The President of the Cypriot House of Representatives, Yiannakis Omirou, has denounced statements of Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan earlier today on the Cyprus problem and the hydrocarbons reserves in the island's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). At the same...

UN Adviser: Cyprus-Turkey Peace Talks Unlikely to Resume Soon

The United Nations Secretary General's Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide has conceded on Wednesday that peace talks between Cyprus and Turkey are unlikely to resume in the near future. After a meeting with Cyprus' President Nicos Anastasiades, the Norwegian diplomat...

Turkish-Cypriots Send Letter to UN to Relaunch Peace Talks

Turkish-Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu has sent a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, calling for the re-launch of negotiations with the Greek-Cypriot administration. According to a statement issued on Saturday, Eroglu called on the Greek-Cypriot side to return to the negotiating table. The...

Cypriot President Anastasiades Asks Turkish Cypriots for Trust

In an interview Tuesday with the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet Daily, Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades asked the Turkish Cypriot side to ‘trust him’ ahead of a second round of peace talks scheduled for this week, stating his dream is...

Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot Communities' Leaders Meet in Nicosia

UN spokesman Martin Nesirky has stated that the leaders of the Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot communities on Friday met in Nicosia, focusing on how to bring peace to the divided island. The two leaders met for six hours in Nicosia for...