CNA News – CNA – Nicosia 17/02/2018 13:02

Turkeys attitude on all fronts is generally described by nervousness, says Greek Alternate FM

“Turkeys attitude on all fronts is generally described by nervousness and President Ergodan himself linked what is happening in the Aegean with the things happening in Cyprus,” stated Alternate Foreign Minister responsible for European issues George Katrougalos, speaking on Friday to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency radio “Praktoreio 104.9FM”. Yesterday, the Interparliamentary Conference for the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) and the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) adopted a final declaration, calling on Turkey to respect international law and EU principles, in relation to recent events in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

Cyprus settlement talks should start again in a given moment, says Federica Mogherini

The question of the resumption of negotiations on the solution of the Cyprus issue is among the issues that the European Union discusses on a regular and permanent basis with its Turkish counterparts, confirmed today EU High Representative Federica Mogherini from Sofia, Bulgaria, where the Informal Meeting of EU Foreign Ministers (GYMNICH) is taking place.

Photiou: The international community should put pressure on Turkey to act on the missing persons

It is high time for the international community to put pressure and persuade Turkey to cooperate on the missing persons issue which is clearly a humanitarian issue, Commissioner to the Presidency for Humanitarian Affairs and Overseas Affairs, Photis Photiou told CNA.

Misidentifications of remains of two Greek Cypriots not under our responsibility, CMP said yesterday while CING pointed out that they were the first to bring to light misidentifications of missing persons remains.

Cyprus MPs to attend OSCE Parliamentary Assembly meeting in Vienna

Cyprus MPs Andreas Kafkalias, Kyriakos Hadjiyianni and Charalampos Pittokopitis are travelling to Vienna to attend the 17th Winter Meeting of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. The Assemblys General Committees on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions, on Economic Affairs, Science, Technology and Environment and on Political Affairs and Security, will discuss issues related to fake news, climate change, arms control, migration, terrorism, and more.

PAM urges its members to sign the Nicosia Convention

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) has adopted a resolution urging its members to sign and ratify as soon as possible the Nicosia Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property. PAM is holding its 12th Plenary Session in Bucharest on 15 -16 February.A press release of the Parliament said that the resolution was adopted in the context of a discussion held on a Report on the protection of cultural heritage in war zones, highlighting the need for international cooperation in combating organized illicit trafficking of cultural property.

CNA marks 42 years since its establishment

The Cyprus News Agency celebrates today 42 years of active presence in the world of news and has steadily gained a significant role in mass media in Cyprus.It is a valuable source of information for foreign media and as the island’s national news agency, represents Cyprus at various international and regional fora and news agencies’ unions.The Cyprus News Agency was officially established on February 16, 1976 at the initiative of the then Director General of the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (CyBC ) Andreas Christofides, who saw the need for a national news agency for Cyprus.

President Anastasiades lifts FIFA World Cup Trophy

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades welcomed on Friday the FIFA World Cup Trophy that stopped in Cyprus. The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola is a rare opportunity for fans to see the Original Trophy up close and have their experience captured with a photograph. It’s an exclusive experience since the Trophy is otherwise only displayed at the FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich, during the FIFA World Cup Final Draw and at the final match of every FIFA World Cup, the FIFA website said.

Trajkovic secures first place in 60-metre hurdles at IAAF World Indoor Tour

Cypriot sprinter Milan Trajkovic won the first place in the 60-metre hurdles race at the IAAF World Indoor Tour, in Poland. According to the Amateur Athletic Association of Cyprus (KOEAS), Trajkovic won with a time of 7.59.

Source: Cyprus News Agency

CNA News – CNA – Nicosia 17/02/2018 13:02

Turkeys attitude on all fronts is generally described by nervousness, says Greek Alternate FM

“Turkeys attitude on all fronts is generally described by nervousness and President Ergodan himself linked what is happening in the Aegean with the things happening in Cyprus,” stated Alternate Foreign Minister responsible for European issues George Katrougalos, speaking on Friday to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency radio “Praktoreio 104.9FM”. Yesterday, the Interparliamentary Conference for the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) and the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) adopted a final declaration, calling on Turkey to respect international law and EU principles, in relation to recent events in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ).

Cyprus settlement talks should start again in a given moment, says Federica Mogherini

The question of the resumption of negotiations on the solution of the Cyprus issue is among the issues that the European Union discusses on a regular and permanent basis with its Turkish counterparts, confirmed today EU High Representative Federica Mogherini from Sofia, Bulgaria, where the Informal Meeting of EU Foreign Ministers (GYMNICH) is taking place.

Photiou: The international community should put pressure on Turkey to act on the missing persons

It is high time for the international community to put pressure and persuade Turkey to cooperate on the missing persons issue which is clearly a humanitarian issue, Commissioner to the Presidency for Humanitarian Affairs and Overseas Affairs, Photis Photiou told CNA.

Misidentifications of remains of two Greek Cypriots not under our responsibility, CMP said yesterday while CING pointed out that they were the first to bring to light misidentifications of missing persons remains.

Cyprus MPs to attend OSCE Parliamentary Assembly meeting in Vienna

Cyprus MPs Andreas Kafkalias, Kyriakos Hadjiyianni and Charalampos Pittokopitis are travelling to Vienna to attend the 17th Winter Meeting of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. The Assemblys General Committees on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions, on Economic Affairs, Science, Technology and Environment and on Political Affairs and Security, will discuss issues related to fake news, climate change, arms control, migration, terrorism, and more.

PAM urges its members to sign the Nicosia Convention

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) has adopted a resolution urging its members to sign and ratify as soon as possible the Nicosia Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property. PAM is holding its 12th Plenary Session in Bucharest on 15 -16 February.A press release of the Parliament said that the resolution was adopted in the context of a discussion held on a Report on the protection of cultural heritage in war zones, highlighting the need for international cooperation in combating organized illicit trafficking of cultural property.

CNA marks 42 years since its establishment

The Cyprus News Agency celebrates today 42 years of active presence in the world of news and has steadily gained a significant role in mass media in Cyprus.It is a valuable source of information for foreign media and as the island’s national news agency, represents Cyprus at various international and regional fora and news agencies’ unions.The Cyprus News Agency was officially established on February 16, 1976 at the initiative of the then Director General of the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (CyBC ) Andreas Christofides, who saw the need for a national news agency for Cyprus.

President Anastasiades lifts FIFA World Cup Trophy

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades welcomed on Friday the FIFA World Cup Trophy that stopped in Cyprus. The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola is a rare opportunity for fans to see the Original Trophy up close and have their experience captured with a photograph. It’s an exclusive experience since the Trophy is otherwise only displayed at the FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich, during the FIFA World Cup Final Draw and at the final match of every FIFA World Cup, the FIFA website said.

Trajkovic secures first place in 60-metre hurdles at IAAF World Indoor Tour

Cypriot sprinter Milan Trajkovic won the first place in the 60-metre hurdles race at the IAAF World Indoor Tour, in Poland. According to the Amateur Athletic Association of Cyprus (KOEAS), Trajkovic won with a time of 7.59.

Source: Cyprus News Agency