Daily Archives: August 30, 2019

Department of Meteorology issues yellow warning for Friday

Cyprus Department of Meteorology has issued a yellow warning for Friday. The forecast says that the maximum temperature inland is expected to reach around 40 degrees Celsius.The warning is valid from 1100 local time until 1600. Citizens are advised to

Cyprus supports coordinated response to hybrid threats within the EU

Cyprus supports a coordinated response to hybrid threats based on EU solidarity, Foreign and Defense Ministers Nikos Christodoulides and Savvas Angelides have said.The Ministers visited Thursday the Hybrid Centre of Excellence in Helsinki. In the Finni...

Foreign Minister briefs EU counterparts on hybrid threats in the Eastern Mediterranean

Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides briefed his counterparts about hybrid threats in the Eastern Mediterranean region, during an informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers (Gymnich) which concluded on Friday, in Helsinki.On the margins of the informal...

DEFENCE: Cyprus sees East Med as an area for possible EU naval deployment

Cyprus Defence Minister Savvas Angelides supports including the Eastern Mediterranean as an area for EU naval deployment due to the energy search there and Turkey's illegal activities in the region.EU Defence Ministers discussed during an informal meet...

South America fires: EU Civil Protection Mechanism activated to help Bolivia

Following a request for assistance from Bolivia on 29 August 2019, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated to help in efforts to stop the spread of forest fires in the Chiquitania region.As an immediate first response, the Commission

Overseas Cypriots Conference wraps up with Spokesman’s briefing over government’s communication effort

Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou, informed on Friday the 20th World Conference of Overseas Cypriots on the government's effort on a communication level, noting that in the context of the President's effort for resumption of Cyprus talks the gov...