Daily Archives: October 3, 2019

We seek reaffirmation of strong UN resolutions on Varosha, Cyprus President says

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said that in resorting to the UN Security Council for a closed - door discussion on Varosha, the fenced off part of Turkish occupied Famagusta, Nicosia seeks a reaffirmation of the bodys previous strong resolutio...

ENERGY: Cyprus is closely tracking Turkish drillship that has returned inside its waters

Nicosia is closely monitoring the progression of Turkish drillship Yavuz that has re-entered Cyprus' exclusive economic zone (EEZ).A government source told CNA that there is nothing to announce at the moment, while the final destination of the drillshi...

EUROPE: Cyprus, Greece and Bulgaria seek fair burden sharing of migrants

Cyprus, Greece and Bulgaria, in a joint initiative, will intervene at EU level over the Eastern Mediterranean migration route at the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 7-8 October in Luxembourg.Aim of the 'Eastern Mediterranean Migration Initiative (E...

SHIPPING: European Shipowners Associations elects first Cypriot as vice president

For the first time, the European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA), has elected a Cypriot as its Vice-President for the next two years in recognition of the role Cyprus plays in the global industry.Cyprus Shipping Chamber President Philippos Ph...

Cyprus resorts to UN Security Council over Famagusta

The UN Security Council is expected to plan within the next few days a discussion concerning the recourse of the Republic of Cyprus in relation to Turkish threats to settle Varosha, the fenced off part of Famagusta.A relevant requested was

Koumoutsakos announces trilateral cooperation among Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria on migration issue

Greek Alternate Minister of Citizen Protection, George Koumoutsakos, announced the conclusion of a trilateral cooperation agreement between Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria on the migration issue.Koumoutsakos stressed that Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria consti...