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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
There were of course people who might have used some nasty words about Shimon Peres, who passed away at the age of 93, leaving behind a monumental life story mostly devoted to the creation and advancement of the Israeli state as well as defending the need to make a costly peace with the Palestinian nation.
After the (unsurprisingly not so successful) recent trilateral meeting in New York, we should ask whether the current process will be able to produce a resolution of the Cyprus problem before the end of this year
The Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders were to come together on Sept. 26 with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the U.N. headquarters in New York.
Thanks to the generous decision of the Turkish government to bridge the period between the four-day Eid al-Adha sacrifice holiday with an “administrative leave,” Turks were provided with a nine-day end of summer opportunity for holidaying.
Will there finally be a Cyprus settlement?
Turkey is living through extraordinary times, I would say, and the readers would ask, “When it was not?”
Social media is a great platform. Would it be possible just a few years ago to see a Greek Cypriot leader lamenting to opposition parties accusing him of rendering his people some sort of a minority by accepting the principle of political equality and agreeing to share key posts with Turkish Cypriots in some organs of the future Cypriot federation?
When they started at a Beirut hotel back in 1968, neither Greek Cypriot negotiator Glafkos Clerides nor Turkish Cypriot counterpart Rauf Denktaş probably thought the problem of power sharing between their two peoples would outlive them
The Cyprus talks are in an accelerated process. In the next few rounds of talks until Sept. 14 the two communal leaders of the island are slated to go through the areas they so have far failed to produce convergences
Turkey and the United States have some serious perception problems. Even though the two countries might look at the same spot, what they see at that particular spot appears to be totally dissimilar
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