PM Tsipras on Cyprus: Solution without foreign troops and colonial guarantees

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras made a special reference to the Cyprus issue ongoing settlement efforts, while addressing the European Left Party conference in Berlin, earlier today.

While calling the EU creditors and the IMF to rethink their austerity approach to the Greek Economy, Prime Minister Tsipras stressed that Greece, "is a crucial strategic partner (in the EU) that is struggling every day to keep the balance in EU-Turkish relations, while at the same time, is also a partner who is supporting efforts for a just and viable solution to the Cyprus issue, on the basis of UN Security Council resolutions".

"A solution that will at last allow all the people of Cyprus to live together without foreign troops, without the colonial systems of guarantees and most importantly, without fear", concluded Prime Minister Tsipras.

Source: Cyprus News Agency