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PRESIDENT ANASTASIADES – SPEECH – UN GA – FULL TEXT

SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY   THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS   NICOS ANASTASIADES   AT THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 75TH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS   Mr. President,   Excellencies,   Ladies and

Cyprus Shipping Chamber holds webinar to mark World Maritime Day

The Cyprus Shipping Chamber held a members’ webinar on Wednesday, on the occasion of World Maritime Day, titled “The Atomic Battery – a zero-emission energy revolution for maritime transport”, which presented the prospect of alternative “green” fuels for smaller ships

Turkey must display consistency and continuity as regards de-escalation, Mitsotakis says

Greek Prime Minister KyriakosMitsotakis said that the resumption of the exploratory talks between Greece and Turkey is a positive step while underlining that Ankara must display consistency and continuity as regards the question of de-escalation.   Speaking at the online

President Anastasiades expresses readiness to UNSG for resumption of Cyprus talks

President of the Republic of Cyprus NicosAnastasiades has expressed his sincere readiness for and dedication to the resumption of direct negotiations on the basis of all that was agreed on in Berlin on November 25, 2019.   In the framework

Cyprus has EU’s highest ratio of asylum seekers

For its size, Cyprus had the highest rate of registered first-time asylum applicants in the EU during the second quarter of 2020 with 989 per million population, followed by Slovenia (441) and Greece (376), according to Eurostat.   Cyprus is

Cypriots get more choice for local discount holidays

Cypriots seeking an off-season holiday have an enriched selection of hotels to choose with 180 hotel units offering discounted prices to locals during the pandemic.   The Deputy Ministry of Tourism has announced an additional 80 tourist accommodation units added