Category Archives: General

Turkey should accept Cyprus’ invitation for maritime delimitation, Defence Minister says

We call on Turkey to accept Cyprus’ invitation to engage in negotiations, in good faith and in full respect of international law, with the objective of reaching agreement on the maritime delimitation between their relevant coasts, or to submit the

Minister of Justice participates in informal EU Ministers Council via teleconference

Minister of Justice and Public Order Emily Yiolitis participated on Wednesday via teleconference in the informal Council of Ministers of Justice of the EU, that took place under the German Presidency of the Council.   According to a press release

Authorities should consider additional options if measures fail to reduce Covid infections, expert says

Petros Karayiannis, Professor of Microbiology/Molecular Virology at the Medical School of the University of Cyprus and member of the scientific committee advising the government on the handling of the pandemic expressed concerns over the high number of Covid-19 infections recorded

Education Minister discusses culture, education developments with EU counterparts

The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, Prodromos Prodromou, told his EU counterparts that the creation of a Deputy Ministry of Culture in Cyprus, is expected to give further impetus and support to the cultural sector and creative arts.

Police conduct 2,941 checks for violations of COVID-19 measures, report 32 citizens and 4 establishments

Police reported 32 citizens and 4 premises` owners for violations of COVID-19 measures after carrying out 2,941 checks across Cyprus in the last 24 hours. The government has imposed new measures that came into effect yesterday in all districts and

Transport Minister says government will do whatever is needed to lift Russian ban on Cyprus Airways

The government will do whatever is necessary to solve the issue that arose after Russian authorities decided to ban Cyprus Airways from transporting passengers from Cyprus to Russia, Minister of Transport, Communications and Works Yiannis Karousos told CNA.   Karousos