The Cypriot government responded this week to a report in a Turkish Cypriot newspaper that “a number of Turkish troops stationed on the occupied part of Cyprus since the Turkish invasion of 1974 has returned to Turkey”: Asked to comment on this … Continue reading
President Nicos Anastasiades of Cyprus approved a landmark deal reached this week between Turkey and EU leaders aimed to mitigate the refugee and migrant crisis: I would like to express my full satisfaction with the outcome of today’s very crucial … Continue reading
Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879. As a student, Einstein learned Greek, but there are other Hellenic connections throughout his life as well. Chief among them was his correspondence with Constantin Carathéodory, a remarkable Greek mathematician. There are a handful … Continue reading
As Europe negotiations a migrant deal with Turkey, the Cypriot issue has come to the forefront of European politics. Cyprus insists it will not be forced to consent to the opening of Turkey’s frozen EU chapters: Speaking in Limassol on Sunday, the … Continue reading
German Chancellor Angela Merkel —the Queen of Austerity — has unexpectedly become one of Greece’s defenders as Greece grapples with a historic refugee and humanitarian crisis. “Greece cannot be left alone with the problem,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in an … Continue reading
Members of The Hellenic American Leadership Council and The American Jewish Committee participated in grassroots lobbying on Capitol Hill this week to brief Congress on developments in the Cyprus peace process. They urged members of Congress to speak out in … Continue reading
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There was a major meeting this week between European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker and negotiators: EUROPEAN Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker joined the chief negotiators of the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot sides, Andreas Mavroyiannis and Ozdil Nami during a meeting they … Continue reading
The major news this week is that Turkey is reportedly open to negotiating the issue of guarantees. As reported by InCyprus: Turkey is willing to negotiate the thorny issue of guarantees in a re-united federal Cyprus and this is ground … Continue reading
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