According to the result of a survey which was conducted in South Cyprus, it was claimed that a large majority of participants do not support the Greek Cypriot Leader Nikos Anastasiades’ policies on the Cyprus problem.
The Greek Cypriot daily Simerini noted that the survey which was conducted by the Greek Cypriot “Cyprus University – Faculty of Political Sciences” challenged the Greek Cypriot Leader Nikos Anastasiades’ speech at the Greek Cypriot Parliament and the following reactions. The newspaper also noted that participants’ support for the Anastasiades Cyprus policy is 14% and according to the 71% of participants Anastasiades’ attitude on the Cyprus problem is not right. 15% of participants answered this question as “I do not know/ I do not reply.”
According to the report, 60% of participants reported that they do not believe that Anastasiades did “everything possible” and 26% “believe it”. As an answer to a question “how the future plans will be”, 46% of participants responded as “worse than Annan Plan”, 24% participants responded “similar to Annan Plan” and 14% participants responded “better than the Annan Plan”.
Related to the negotiations in order to solve the Cyprus problem, 45% of participants reported that “the Cyprus problem still has the way to go”, 51% reported that the Cyprus problem has been solved and now people are in the preparation stage to accept the solution.