Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean in Cyprus for the Maritime Cyprus Conference

Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean will travel to Limassol, Cyprus, on 9 – 11 October for a country visit and to open the 2022 Maritime Cyprus 2022 international conference.   On Sunday, Vălean will meet with President Anastasiades and representatives of the shipping industry from Cyprus and the rest of the EU, to discuss efforts … Read more

The unreasonable and illegal Turkish demands will not be accepted, pledges Presidential Commissioner

The unreasonable and illegal Turkish demands cannot in any way be accepted, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou said, in a speech at the funeral service of sergeant Theotokis Orfanou who was member of the commando forces and was killed during the Turkish invasion of 1974.   Photiou said that 48 years after the dark summer of … Read more

President Anastasiades blames EU and the UN for Turkish arrogance

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades strongly criticised Turkey for trying to turn Cyprus into a submissive state as it has done with the Turkish occupied north of Cyprus, and blamed the European Union and the United Nations for sharing responsibility for the situation.   In a speech at the Morphou municipality anti-occupation … Read more

The expansion of cooperation with Cyprus and Greece will continue, Israel’s Minister of Defence tells CNA

Israel’s cooperation with the Republic of Cyprus and Greece will continue to expand even more in the future, the Israeli Minister of Defence, Benny Gantz, told CNA.   Gantz, who is also the leader of the centre-right party coalition “Power Faction”, asked on how he assesses the course of relations between Israel and Cyprus during … Read more

There can be no further tolerance of the unacceptable Turkish manipulations, Cyprus’ President says

All the necessary diplomatic representations are being made to the United Nations and the EU so that everyone realises that there can be no further tolerance of the unacceptable Turkish manipulations, the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, said on Sunday.   Asked by journalists upon his arrival at an event in the … Read more

We will not follow Ankara into the game of sensationalism and threats, Cyprus’ Defence Minister says

The Greek Cypriot side will not deviate from its firm commitment to solving the Cyprus problem based on the UN Security Council resolutions and the principles and values of the EU nor will it follow Ankara into a game of sensationalism, Minister of Defence Charalambos Petrides said on Sunday.   In his speech at a … Read more

Morphou Memory Days culminated with the anti-occupation march in Astromeritis, foreign officials expressed expectation for the return to Morphou

The 42nd Morphou Memory Days culminated on Sunday with the anti-occupation march of Morphou and the occupied communities of the Morphou District in the village of Astromeritis.   The events began with a memorial service for the fallen and a prayer for the finding of the missing and the return of the refugees to their ancestral … Read more