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Foreign Ministers of Cyprus and Saudi Arabia to hold consultations on Thursday

Cyprus’ Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Christodoulides will hold a meeting on Thursday in Nicosia, with Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud, who will pay a working visit to Cyprus.   According to a press release, the two Ministers

Cyprus has expressed immediate readiness to assist Lebanon, FM says

Cyprus’ Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Christodoulides said on Tuesday that following two huge explosions which rocked Beirut, the government has expressed its immediate readiness to assist the neighbouring country’s government.   “Expressing our overwhelming and heartfelt sympathy to the Lebanese

Cyprus President expresses condolences to Lebanon, readiness to provide assistance

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has expressed his deep condolences to the government and people of Lebanon and readiness to provide any assistance deemed necessary, following the two explosions which shook earlier on Tuesday Beirut.   “My deep condolences to the

Deputy Minister stresses need to support Cyprus shipping sector amid COVID-19 pandemic

Cyprus Deputy Shipping Minister Vassilis Demetriades has stressed the need to support the Cyprus shipping sector that has been hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, noting that cruise and passenger ships do not operate due to the current situation.  

De-escalation a priority on Turkey’s drilling in Cyprus EEZ, British Minister says

The UK government sees the de-escalation of the situation with regard to Turkey’s drilling operations as a priority, according to a Foreign Office Minister.   In a letter to Leonidas Leonidou, President of EKEKA, the Federation of Cypriot Refugees, the

Negotiations on Cyprus-Russia Douple Tax Treaty to take place on 10-11 August, Finance Ministry says

Negotiations regarding the agreement between Cyprus and Russia for the avoidance of double taxation have been scheduled to take place on the 10th and 11th of August,headed by the Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides, the Ministry of Finance said on