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Hope for peace in Cyprus

Around 200 people belonging to a bi-communal movement consisting of more than 70 non-governmental organisations and associations from both sides of the divide on Saturday demanded the immediate settlement of the Cyprus problem and reunification of the island.

The NGOs visited President Mustafa Akinci and told him that his election brought hope for peace in Cyprus.

Akinci said the road towards a solution was not straightforward and the reunification procedure had its ups and downs.

However, he said there were reasons to be optimistic as he expressed his conviction that the talks will end in success.

The NGOs then marched to the presidential palace where they delivered a memo asking for reunification to President Nicos Anastasiades.

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At the age of ten Sophia moved from Sweden in 1998 and has since lived in several locations around the world including Spain, and has been residing in North Cyprus for four years now. Her educational background is in marketing, hotel management and real estate, and she now works as a real estate agent and is editor in chief for New Cyprus Magazine. If you any questions for Sophia, please write to: sophia@newcyprusmagazine.com.