Daily Archives: September 16, 2019

CYPRUS: Women arrested in occupied north for taking photos of their home

A Greek Cypriot mother and daughter arrested by Turkish Cypriot authorities after taking photos of the family home in Morphou they were forced to abandon during the Turkish invasion have been released.

They were released from custody on Monday after …

Meeting held at Presidential Palace to decide course of action in response to Turkish provocations in Famagusta

A report prepared by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs over the possibility of the Republic of Cyprus taking the case of Turkish provocations in the fenced off area of Famagusta before the UN Security Council is in the President’s hands,

France expresses concern over Turkish statements about opening Varosha, recalling its respect to UNSC resolutions

France has expressed its concern following the recent statements about the opening of the fenced-off city of Famagusta made by the Turkish side, recalling its attachment to the respect of relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions.

Invited by the Cyprus …

Cyprus and Greece coordinate their actions on migration

Cyprus and Greece are coordinating their actions ahead of developments at European Union level in order to raise the issue of massive migration flows along the Eastern Mediterranean route and demand a new European migration policy that will translate the

Cyprus and Greece ask GAC to include discussion on Turkey’s illegal actions, in October EU Summit agenda

The Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the EU, Nikolaos Amiliou, called the General Affairs Council (GAC), covening today in Brussels to include the issue of Turkeys illegal actions within the Cyprus EEZ in the October European Council

UN will continue to be guided by relevant Security Council resolutions on Varosha, says SG Spokesperson

The UN is and will continue to be guided by relevant Security Council resolutions and has not received formal information on plans to open Varosha, the Secretary General Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric has said.

He was asked during a briefing on …