U.S. President Barack Obama wants a solution to reunify the long-divided island of Cyprus before he leaves office in January, 2017.
Concessions made by Turkey and Cyprus over a European Union migrant swap deal prevented hopes for unifying the island from being scuttled.
A migrant swap deal the EU struck with Turkey led to the opening of a door for Ankara’s EU ambitions but Cypriot officials said their position is protected.
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades didn’t veto an EU migrant deal with Turkey after it didn’t set a quick timetable for Turkey’s entry into the bloc.
Turkey won’t recognize Cyprus – a member of the European Union – even to get a migrant deal and advance its own hopes of entering the bloc.
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades could scuttle the European Union’s migrant deal with Turkey because Ankara would get EU fast-track entry.
NICOSIA – Publication of minutes of sensitive meetings of Cyprus’ national council — the venue that brings together political leaders for consultations over the all-important […]
Press reports on Cyprus this week revealed that up 10,000 settlers from the depths of Anatolia are eligible for a “white card”, which means forking […]
Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis referred directly to Cyprus’ official exit from the memorandum, saying that Greece should take lessons from the island […]
Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci said he might not meet European Commission’s Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis if it’s only for 15 minutes.