Sunday, 8 December , 2019

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‘Arrival of British war planes will not make Cyprus safe,’ say...

The main opposition party in Cyprus has “denounced” plans by hawkish Tory MP Gavin Williamson to send fighter jets to the Mediterranean island. Britain’s defence...

Perry Anderson on Cyprus (and Obama in Athens)

One of the reasons, many observers believe, President Obama comes to Greece this week, is to press Athens to be “helpful” for a “solution” to the Cyprus problem. On the other hand the European Commission is also pressing hard both Nicosia and Athens to accept a solution, even worse than the one the Cypriot people had rejected back in 2004, by voting by an overwhelming majority NO in a referendum held in both the territories controlled by the Republic of Cyprus and those under the control of the Turkish Army, which invaded Cyprus in 1974 and does not seem in any way willing to leave the island, with or without an agreed solution.

Nuland Instructs Cyprus To Cut Russian Ties and Accept Turkish Troops

To keep Russia out, Nuland wants President Anastasiades to accept Turkish forces in Cyprus under the NATO flag By John Helmer, Moscow The US is intensifying...