Daily Archives: August 11, 2019

No link between hydrocarbon activities and settlement talks in Cyprus, Energy Minister says

There has never been a link between the issue of hydrocarbons in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus and the process to reach a settlement of the Cyprus problem, says Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis.

In an …

Path leading to settlement talks seems to be opening, Spokesman says

A certain path seems to be opening, leading to the resumption of settlement talks, after Friday’s meeting of the two leaders, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Saturday. Addressing a local festival, in Pissouri, a village in the southern coast

2019 a difficult year for tourism but no need to panic, Deputy Minister says

Deputy Minister for Tourism Savvas Perdios said that 2019 is a difficult year for tourism, but stressed that there is no need for panic, pointing out that positive developments may be expected in the coming weeks with regard to covering

CYPRUS: Agriculture Ministry seeks tougher checks on pesticide use

The Ministry of Agriculture is preparing stricter legislation to clamp down on the excess or illegal use of pesticides after the Financial Mirror highlighted that Cyprus tops the EU list for bug killer residues in food.

A European Food Safety …

President Anastasiades extends wishes for Kurban Bayram

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades extends his wishes for Kurban Bayram, the Muslim festival of the sacrifice or Eid al-Adha, to those celebrating.

With a message in Turkish and Greek in his twitter account, the President wishes days full of …

UN Secretary General sends letter to President Anastasiades on Famagusta and terms of reference

The United Nations’ position concerning the city of Famagusta remains the same, Secretary General Antonio Guterres said in a letter he sent to President Nicos Anastasiades, adding that the UN was ready to contribute to the implementation of any measures