Cyprus reunification talks collapse

This handout picture, provided by the United Nations (UN), shows UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres addressing a press conference closing Cypriot unification talks in the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana on July 7, 2017. (Via AFP) The latest round of talks to reunify the two Cypruses has collapsed, as the conflicting sides failed to narrow their […]

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‘Real progress’ made in talks to resolve Cyprus conflict: United Nations`

Peace talks aimed at resolving the decades-old Cyprus conflict have made “real progress”, the UN’s political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman said, as the island’s rival leaders resumed negotiations on Thursday. In an interview with AFP, Feltman, who is attending the talks in the Swiss Alpine resort of Crans-Montana, said that Greek- and Turkish-Cypriot factions had […]

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Cyprus peace talks collapse over differences

Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades (R), Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci (L), and Norwegian UN mediator Espen Barth Eide (C) (photo by AFP) Reunification talks between Greek and Turkish Cypruses have crashed abruptly over bitter difference between the two sides. The meeting between Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades and his Turkish Cypriot counterpart Mustafa Akinci […]

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Ethnically-split Cyprus rival leaders ask UN to hold peace summit next month

Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, center, gives a press conference following UN-sponsored Cyprus peace talks on January 13, 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland. (Photo by AFP) The rival leaders of ethnically-split Cyprus has called on the United Nations to hold a follow-up peace summit early next month, after last month’s negotiations were suspended over vast differences […]

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After Cyprus talks, grievances surface

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (C) speaks as Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci (L) and Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades listen during a press conference following peace talks in Geneva, January 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The countries involved in recent talks for the resolution of the Cypriot dispute have been voicing their respective reservations, with […]

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Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades emphasizes withdrawal of Turkish troops

Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades gives a press conference following UN-sponsored talks in Geneva on January 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Greek Cypriot president says the withdrawal of about 30,000 Turkish troops from Cyprus serves as a precondition for any agreement to reunify the Mediterranean island. Nicos Anastasiades said there “must” be an agreement […]

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Do not expect miracles in Cyprus peace talks: UN

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres (C) speaks with Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades (R) and his Turkish Cypriot counterpart, Mustafa Akinci, at a news conference after the Conference on Cyprus Peace Talks, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, January 12, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) United Nations Secretary General Antonio […]

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