Turkey's Erdogan says sees opportunity for Cyprus deal

Turkey's Erdogan says sees opportunity for Cyprus deal
 

Efforts to reunite the island have repeatedly failed, but Turkish officials say the election in February of President Nicos Anastasiades, who backed a 2004 U.N. plan to resolve the division, presents the best hope in years of reaching a deal.
"We believe that there is a lot of opportunity to reach an agreement on the Cyprus issue, and this is an area which we continue to focus on," Erdogan said at a news conference with U.S. President Barack Obama during a trip to Washington.
Anastasiades backed the 2004 plan proposed by then-U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, even though a... read more

 
17 May 2013 in World News, Views: 10
Source: Reuters
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