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 resolutions.…

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 drillship remains …

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 (EMMI)’, is …

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 Philis was …

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 …

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 constitute front-line states of the EU on the …