President Anastasiades to meet with French and German leaders on EU involvement in Cyprus

President Nicos Anastasiades announced that he will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron on November 11 and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on November 23 in an effort to engage the EU, together with the United Nations, in reaching a solution of the Cyprus problem. “I want to wish that before either my term of office … Read more

President Anastasiades meets with French President in Paris, following visits and meetings in Egypt and Israel

President Nicos Anastasiades’ meeting with the French President stands out in the President’s agenda next week, which includes successive visits to Egypt, Israel and France.   According to a written statement by the Director of the President’s Press Office, Andreas Iosif, on Sunday, November 6, President Anastasiades will depart for Egypt to participate in the … Read more

FM pays Athens working visit to discuss ways to prevent faits accomplis in Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus

Minister of Foreign Affairs Ioannis Kasoulides departs for Athens on Sunday for a working visit, to confer with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias about Turkish provocations and ways to prevent actions to upgrade the secessionist entity in the Turkish occupied north of Cyprus.   A Foreign Ministry press release said Kasoulides will meet with Dendias … Read more

Environment Minister to participate in COP27 in Egypt

Cyprus’ Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Costas Kadis will participate in the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, in Egypt, it was announced on Saturday.   The Minister will travel to Egypt on Sunday, ahead of the event which is set to take place in Sharm El-Sheikh, … Read more

Forests Department warns of risk of forest fires ahead of hunting season start

Though the rainfall for the month of October was satisfactory, there is still risk for eruption and spread of forest fires, the Department of Forests warned on Saturday, ahead of the start of the hunting season, on Sunday.   Therefore, the Department, called on hunters “to be especially careful during their outings” and avoid actions … Read more

We will not hesitate to sound the alarm that missing persons’ issue might be closed, Presidential Commissioner says

Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou said on Saturday he would not hesitate to sound the alarm that the missing persons’ issue might be wrapped up.   He told the General Assembly of the Pancyprian Organisation of the Relatives of Undeclared Prisoners and Missing Persons which took place in Nicosia that there cannot be progress in efforts … Read more

“Cyprus – Tomorrow” plan of historic importance for each citizen, Spokesperson and Ministers say

The importance of the “Cyprus – Tomorrow” National Plan was highlighted by Government Spokesperson and Cabinet Ministers, who attended a special promotional event in Nicosia on Saturday.   In statements to journalists, Government Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said that this is a plan of historic importance for the country, a plan made by Cypriots for Cypriots, … Read more

Turkey is trying to force Greece into full-scale negotiation, experts say at Conference on delimitation of maritime zones

Turkey’s goal is to drag Greece towards a full-scale negotiation and that is why, until the Turkish elections, we are likely to have many parallel crises, estimated Deputy Minister of Education of Greece, professor of international law at Pantion University, Angelos Syrigos.   He was addressing an event of the Cyprus Bar Association and the … Read more