Talks are underway aimed at ending decades of stalemate in Cyprus. Meanwhile, people from the island’s rival Greek and Turkish communities are reaching across the historical political divide.
Greek Cyprus leader Nicos Anastasiades has announced a presidential bid for the January 2018 election, pledging to revive reunification talks that collapsed in July. Anastasiades promised he would not seek a third term.
Marathon talks on Cyprus have ended their latest round without a deal, says UN chief Antonio Guterres. The unresolved crux has been future security arrangements for Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots.
Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders have renewed a push for peace. But will differing expectations for the EU and Turkey's roles derail the talks? DW spoke to Averof Neofytou, Greek Cypriot politician, to get his thoughts.
Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders have accepted UN chief Antonio Guterres' invitation to return to the negotiating table. Guterres said he would consult with the UK, EU, Greece and Turkey on timing.
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