Daily Archives: March 13, 2020

State of migration unsustainable, says IOM Cyprus Head and calls for respect for international law

The current situation with migration is unsustainable, says Natasa Xenophontos-Koudouna, the Head of the Office of the UN Migration Agency (IOM) in Cyprus. She notes that striking a balance between accelerated procedures to review asylum applications a...

UNFICYP in contact with both sides on the issue of crossing points, Siddique tells CNA

The UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) is in constant contact with both sides in Cyprus on the issue of crossing points that have been temporarily closed, UNFICYP spokesperson Aleem Siddique had told CNA.He also noted that no meeting has

New Greek President speaks with President Anastasiades after taking up office

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou had on Friday her first exchange with the President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, after taking up her duties.According to an announcement made by the Presidency of the Republic, President Sak...

Cyprus President and Turkish Cypriot leader hold telephone conversation over coronavirus issue

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades had on Friday a telephone conversation with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on the coronavirus issue. The President said in a post on his Twitter account that he had a telephone conversation with Akinci with wh...

Cyprus President and Turkish Cypriot leader hold telephone conversation over coronavirus issue

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades had on Friday a telephone conversation with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on the coronavirus issue. The President said in a post on his Twitter account that he had a telephone conversation with Akinci with wh...

President Anastasiades announces stricter measures to lessen spread of coronavirus in Cyprus

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has announced stricter measures in a bid to lessen the spread of the coronavirus, including barring entry into the country by anyone other than Cypriot citizens, legal residents of the Republic