‘Anastasiades must make Cyprus problem position clear’

Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades is not clear on what he wants for the Cyprus problem, Greek Cypriot main opposition leader Andros Kyprianou said on Tuesday, accusing him of widening the gap between the two sides.

Kyprianou said the positions of all political parties were well known.

“It’s Anastasiades who must make clear what he wants in the Cyprus problem,” the AKEL leader said. “So far, I haven’t understood what he wants.”
Kyprianou said his party had submitted many proposals to Anastasiades who did not listen.

One of them was to continue talks from the point former Greek Cypriot leader Demetris Christofias left them “warning that if he hadn’t it would provide Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu with the opportunity to get out of the pledges he made.”

Anastasiades wanted to start over.

“We told him the only thing he would achieve was to widen the gap. Unfortunately this is what happened,” Kyprianou said.