North Cyprus News | Online News for North Cyprus

Talks were constructive: Anastasiades

Talks were constructive: Anastasiades

May 02
16:10 2017

President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci held a four-hour-long meeting in in the UN buffer zone today.

According to Anastasiades, the meeting was “constructive”.

The two leaders will meet face to face again on May 10 in the presence of a representative of EU President Jean Claude Juncker.

Regarding rumours about an upcoming Cyprus conference in Geneva, Anastasiades said there are still many issues outstanding that need to be discussed thoroughly.

If all deadlines are exhausted and if such a progress is recorded that would justify a new Geneva (meeting) then why not,” he added.

On imminent gas and oil exploration by international energy companies within [South] Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone, the President said postponement is out of the question. And that such a discussion is not on the table at the ongoing negotiations, despite repeated provocations by Turkey, which opposes such an activity in full violation of the Republic of Cyprus’ sovereign rights.

Turkey has maintained its troops in the North since the 1974 military intervention.

Cyprus Weekly

 

Local Weather

Kyrenia, Cyprus
13°
17°
Mon
16°
Tue
16°
Wed
15°
Thu
Weather from OpenWeatherMap

Lira Exchange Rates

USD
USD
3.7591
EUR
EUR
4.7052
GBP
GBP
5.3090

Upcoming Events

  1. Exhibition of Turkish Cypriot Artists

    January 25 @ 9:00 am - February 23 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Church Services

    February 18
  3. NCCCT Bingo Night

    February 18
  4. Whirling Dervish

    February 19