Turkey never intended to commit to a Cyprus solution, says Greek PM

Turkey never intended to commit to a solution allowing Cyprus to be truly independent and sovereign, Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras said Tuesday, while addressing the Hellenic Parliament.While briefing the House in Athens over the latest developments regarding the Cyprus issue, Tsipras underlined that a just and viable Cyprus solutions implies the abolitions of intervention rights and guarantees, as well as the withdrawal of Turkish occupation troops. In another development, US Vice President Mike Pence and PM Tsipras in a telephone conversation they had on Monday, expressed regret that the Conference on Cyprus concluded last week without a settlement agreement.

Source: Cyprus News Agency