President Nicos Anastasiades was on Tuesday briefing party leaders on his idea of a decentralised federation as a form of settlement.
Turkey will react to the drilling later this year by US energy giants ExxonMobil, even if there are ongoing Cyprus talks, Turkish Cypriot ‘foreign minister’ Kudret Ozersay said in the second part of his interview on Monday.
Ruling Disy leader Averof Neophytou said on Sunday that in view of the meeting between the two leaders on Friday, he would continue in the meantime to have contacts with Turkish Cypriot politicians and parties.
Fitch Ratings has upgraded Cyprus’ sovereign rating to investment grade, ‘BBB-‘ from ‘BB+’, with a stable outlook as the island expects a 2.7 per cent fiscal surplus this year and continuous growth that will boost receipts.
The two leaders will be submitting proposals on how to proceed with the reunification negotiations during their meeting next week, government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Friday.
Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, would like to meet President Nicos Anastasiades, before the former’s trip to Turkey at the end of the month, reports said on Thursday.
The Turkish Cypriot side does not accept a ‘loose federation’ as a way of reunifying the island, Turkish Cypriot ‘foreign minister’ Kudret Ozersay has said, adding that the Greek Cypriots’ refusal to share power and natural resources was…
President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday said he had suggested a workshop be held where experts could discuss various parameters relating to the Cyprus problem, such as the notions of federation and confederation.
Cyprus Airways on Monday announced it had become a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) that represents more than 280 airlines around the world.
President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday announced he is to have a casual meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci later in the month.