Daily Archives: September 18, 2020

German government stresses need for de-escalation and dialogue as regards the Eastern Mediterranean

German Government Spokesman, Stephen Zeibert, said on Friday that they continue to follow with particular attention the developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, adding that de-escalation and dialogue are needed right now, with a view to solve the disputed issues.  

French State Secretary expresses strong support for Nicosia’s positions, witnesses first hand Turkish illegal activities

French State Secretary for European Affairs Clément Beaune expressed on Friday his country’s strong support for the positions of the Republic of Cyprus, which are in accordance with international law. Beaune, accompanied by Cyprus’ Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides and National

EU to use all its tools including sanctions against Turkey, says French State Secretary for European Affairs (REPEAT)

The EU must be ready to activate all its tools including sanctions against Turkey, in response to Ankara’s provocations in the Eastern Mediterranean, French State Secretary for European Affairs Clément Beaune said.   In statements after a meeting with Cyprus

Cyprus’ Energy Minister submits proposals to deepen Single Market at informal Competitiveness Council

Cyprus’ Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry Natasa Pilides attended on Friday an informal Competitiveness Council and submitted concrete proposals regarding the Single Market, aiming at cutting red tape, facilitating access of businesses to information and digitalizing administrative procedures.  

President Anastasiades and Minister Beaune stress the need for EU to examine a decisive stance towards Turkey

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and the French Minister of European Affairs Clement Beaune agreed on the need for the EU to examine all the available means at its disposal in order to adopt a clear and decisive stance towards Turkey.

Cyprus’ Energy Minister submits proposals to deepen Single Market at informal Competitiveness Council

Cyprus’ Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry Natasa Pilides attended on Friday an informal Competitiveness Council and submitted concrete proposals regarding the Single Market, aiming at cutting red tape, facilitating access of businesses to information and digitalizing administrative procedures.