He said that in addition to the presidential elections new tensions could emerge around natural gas exploration. Total is expected to begin drilling around the same time.
He also said there won’t be a deal unless a Turk is President every other term and that Anastasiades has to make more concessions.
“They will come to terms with the fact that a Turkish Cypriot will become the President of the federal state within the framework of rotating Presidency. They will share the government, the assembly and resources. Therefore, they have reservations about these issues.”