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President Anastasiades and Akinci to Meet on Thursday for Crucial Meetings

There are two separate meetings that Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci have planned for Thursday with the United Nations special envoy, Espen Barth Eide that could determine the discourse of the peace negations for the...

Cyprus Talks Resume in Nicosia

UN-led talks between Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci resume on Tuesday after a nearly two-month break. Anastasiades and Akinci are scheduled to meet in the UN-controlled area of the defunct Nicosia airport. Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides told CNA...

President Anastasiades Hopes Social Dinner Will Help Resumption of Cyprus Talks

"I expect that during the social dinner of Sunday we will have the opportunity to have a resumption of the Cyprus negotiations," President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Thursday, referring to the dinner that UNSG's Special Advisor for...

President Anastasiades Says Next Sunday's Dinner 'Doomed' if Discussion Centers on CBMs

If next Sunday's dinner aims at discussing Confidence Building Measures (CBMs), then the effort to resume a fruitful dialogue is doomed, President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday. The President of the Republic was reacting to comments from the...

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...

Nicosia Responds to Akinci's Comments Regarding Reunification of Cyprus

This week Nicosia has had to respond to a series of comments made by the Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci regarding the reunification of Cyprus. Firstly, Akinci stated that a federal Cyprus and not the existing Republic will sign a reunification...

Cyprus Talks at Mont Pelerin Have Drawn to an 'Inconclusive' Impasse

According to Cyprus’ government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides, the UN-backed talks for the Cyprus Settlement have drawn to an "inconclusive" impasse on Monday. This latest batch of talks that have been ongoing for the past 18 months took place at Mont...

President Anastasiades: Leaders Might Select Venue for Meeting on Territorial Adjustment on Wednesday

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci will decide on the venue abroad that will host the meeting on territorial adjustment probably next Thursday, President Anastasiades has said. “We focused more on the substance of the issues we...

Cyprus Remembers: 42nd Anniversary of the Turkish Invasion

As UN backed talks between the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to reunite the island under a federal roof continue, Cyprus marks on Wednesday the 42nd anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion. Cyprus pays...

Ban Ki-moon Concerned 'Confidence Building Measures' Lack Implementation in Cyprus

In his UNFICYP report, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon praises the leaders of the two communities in Cyprus, President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, for the genuine progress they have made in the...