ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Turkey has warned Greek Cyprus against its recent unilateral move to extract natural gas and oil reserves off of Cyprus, saying the move disregards the rights of Turkish Cypriots
, who have their own state in the north of the island.
According to a press release issued by the European Commission Representation in Cyprus, the results of the survey indicated that, while 82% of Greek Cypriots
were satisfied - with 32% saying they were very satisfied which is the sixth highest percentage in the EU -the same did not apply for the Turkish Cypriot
Difficult though it may be, the umbilical cord linking Cypriots
to their two motherlands needs to be permanently severed before Cyprus can flourish.
Both countries are known for their supportive stance towards the Turkish position in Cyprus, divided between a Turkish Cypriot
north and an internationally recognized Greek Cypriot
south since 1974.
describe the economic situation as good (45%), compared to Spring 2009 (58%), while 54% find it bad.
The case, reported by Politis on Friday, concerned around 200 Greek Cypriots
killed in the Nicosia areas of Kaimakli, Trahonas, and Omorphita.
The regulation would allow Turkish Cypriots
to sell products to the EU under the same conditions as other Europeans.
According to the results, Cypriots
are the first among the EU 27 who would like to know more about their rights as EU citizens.
A decrease in the number of applications by Greek Cypriots
was also observed in the last two years.
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Starting with the Green Line, he says many Greek Cypriots
assume it came into being in 1974 and never think of it as existing before that.
demonstrated their solidarity and support for President Anastasiades at a dinner in his honour on Saturday organised by the National Federation of Cypriots
in the UK, held at the Greek Cypriot
Brotherhood in London.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Statements by a UN official regarding property rights have been interpreted by Greek Cypriot
media as indicating the possible return to the Greek Cypriot
community of land that is currently under the ownership of Turkish Cypriots
, putting a damper on the ongoing peace talks over the unification of Cyprus.
Mustafa Akinci said a key lesson from the last attempt to reach a peace deal in 2004 is the critical need for political leadership on both sides to convince Turkish Cypriots
and Greek Cypriots
that itA's time to reunite the country - and that failure to do so could have serious consequences.
Turkey's leaders flock to north Cyprus for the funeral of Rauf Denktash, a champion of Turkish Cypriot
independence but reviled by Greek Cypriots
as an architect of the island's partition.