Cyprus President condemns Turkish FM’s peace ‘vision’

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President Nicos Anastasiades on Monday condemned Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu’s argument that Ankara’s military presence in the breakaway north is what maintains peace in divided Cyprus.

Cavusoglu also argued in an op-ed published in Washington Times on Sunday that the vast majority of Turkish Cypriots will not accept a Cyprus settlement that does not entail Turkish guarantees.

“They were and still are two distinct peoples with different religions, cultures and ethnicities,” Cavusoglu noted.

This prompted Anastasiades who arrived in New York late on Monday to tell reporters...

Cyprus President condemns Turkish FM’s peace ‘vision’

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