Daily Archives: July 20, 2020

Cypriots woke up to the sound of sirens marking the 46th anniversary since the Turkish invasion

Cypriots woke up today, once more, to the sound of sirens to remind everybody, lest we forget, of that fateful Saturday morning of July 20th, 1974. Today, Saturday, July 20th 2020 marks 46 years since Turkish troops invaded and occupied

Political, military and religious leadership pay tribute to the heroes of the 1974 Turkish invasion

July 20th 2020 marks 46 years since Turkish troops invaded and occupied Cyprus’ northern part. The island remains to this day divided, by virtue of the massive presence of Turkey’s military and Ankara’s stronghold on the Turkish Cypriots. Repeated UN-led

Greece welcomes the ratification of the EastMed Agreement by Cyprus and Israeli Houses of Representatives

In a statement to Cyprus News Agency, Greek Minister of Environment and Energy Kostis Hatzidakis welcomed the ratification of the Intergovernmental Agreement for the construction of the EastMed natural gas pipeline by the House of Representatives of Cyprus and Israel.

Meteorology Department issues yellow warning for extreme high temperature on Tuesday

Department of Meteorology issued a yellow warning for extreme high temperature on Tuesday. The warning is valid from 1200 until 1700 local time.   The warning said the maximum temperature is expected to rise to 41 degrees Celsius inland.  

Health Ministry updates list of countries for travel to Cyprus

Cyprus Health Mininstry on Monday updated the list of countries for travel to the island. The list is effective as of July 23 and was updated based on new epidemiological data regarding COVID-19 pandemic.   According to a press release

A just and viable Cyprus solution remains Greece’s priority, Greek leadership says

Greece’s political leadership reiterated its firm position for a just and viable solution to the Cyprus Problem, based on the UN Resolutions and the European acquis.   President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou sent a message on the occasion