Daily Archives: December 9, 2019

Cyprus looking to avoid confrontation with Turkey

Cyprus is not looking to get into a tit-for-tat confrontation with Turkey by following the same course of provocation taken by Ankara especially over energy rights, said President Nicos Anastasiades.

Illegal drilling activity in Cyprus waters has heightened tensions in …

Turkey’s illegal activity in East Med to be discussed in Brussels

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides is in Brussels for the EU Foreign Affairs Council where Turkey’s actions in the East Med and controversial maritime deal with Libya will be discussed.

On the sidelines of the FAC Christodoulides will meet with …

Cyprus President holds telephone conversation with President of the European Council

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, had on Monday a telephone conversation with the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, with whom he discussed a series of issues that will be discussed during the European Council Summit that will take place

Anastasiades and Akinci to attend UN end of the year reception on Tuesday

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, and Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, will attend on December 10 a United Nations end of the year reception that will take place at Ledra Palace in Nicosia.

The reception is hosted by the UNSGs Deputy …

Nicosia engaged in diplomatic campaign to address Turkey’s actions in Eastern Mediterranean

Nicosia is carrying out a diplomatic campaign with a view to avert a fait accompli which Turkey aims to establish in the Eastern Mediterranean by signing of a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Libya.

Noting the government is handling the …

Let us not follow the course of action that Turkey seeks, Cyprus President says

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades spoke on Monday against following the course of action of provocation sought by Turkey.

President Anastasiades was replying to journalists questions upon his arrival for the AGM of the Cyprus’ Municipalities Union.

Reacting to a comment …