Anastasiades says decentralised powers create feeling of security for T/C

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades explained on Tuesday that decentralized powers in a Cyprus settlement create a feeling of security for Turkish Cypriots, put an end to Turkey’s excuses to maintain guarantor and intervention rights and addresses the concerns of

Greek Cypriots for functionality and viability of a solution.

He made the remarks in his opening speech where he addressed the people of Cyprus on Tuesday evening regarding his proposal for a decentralised federation as a form of settlement of the Cyprus problem.

The President clarified that as a responsible leader, he cannot disregard the dangers of a protracted stalemate and he will not accept a solution that will result with a dysfunctional state while a second rejection by the people of a solution will be catastrophic.

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