Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias sharply criticised foreign and Greek press reports on Sunday which blamed him for the breakup in Cyprus talks in Geneva saying that the Turkish side had interrupted the talks unexpectedly.
Asked about reports published in the news website Politico, he said:
“Those who are their master’s voice, that is the Turks’, logically believe that a success in…
On This Day
- 532: The Nika riots were put down by General Belisarius. 30,000 rioters were slain in Constantinople.
- 1913: The Naval Battle of Lemnos ended in Greek victory.
- 1957 - EOKA guerilla fighter, Markos Drakos, was ambushed and slain by the British at Solea, Cyprus.
- 1996 - Costas Simitis became leader of PASOK and Prime Minister of Greece
- Births: Yiannis Papaioannou, rebetika songwriter (1913), Vassilis Tsitsanis, composer (1915).
- Deaths: Leo I, Byzantine emperor (474), Vassilis Tsitsanis (1984), Paul Tsongas, Greek-American politician (1997).
GENEVA (ANA/ S. Aravopoulou) There has been significant progress on territorial issues during the negotiations on the Cyprus issue…
“Once again we state our determination to find a just and viable solution to the Cyprus problem in the…