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Turkish actions in Cyprus EEZ constitute violation of Cyprus’ sovereign rights, Greek PM says

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday that Turkish illegal actions in the Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone constitute a violation of the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus, and as such they were unanimously denounced by the European Union.

Cyprus to use all legal means to stop Turkey disputing its sovereign rights, Defence Minister says

The Republic of Cyprus will make use of all legal means the international law provides and will protest to all international organisations and its strategic partners, in order for Turkey to stop disputing and violating its sovereign rights in its maritime zones, Defence Minister Savvas Angelides said on Wednesday. He added that the aim is to continue as usual with Cyprus’ energy program to serve the country’s interests.

“We were very close and then it evaporated” says Juncker on Cyprus issue resolution

European Commission President Juncker in an interview with Politico, in Brussels, reveals that the negotiations to resolve the Cyprus issue were very close to succeed. The President called the non resolution of the Cyprus issue one of his “regrets”, concerning his tenure at the EC cockpit.

Spehar to hold meetings with the leaders ahead of SC meeting on UNFICYP

UN Secretary Generals Special Representative and UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) Head, Elizabeth Spehar, will hold meetings with Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, and Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, as well as other actors of both sides in Cyprus, in view of the UN Security Councils discussion on UNFICYP in July.

Central Banks Governor says Cyprus should develop a culture of prevention against external risks

Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus Constantinos Herodotou, stressed Wednesday that Cyprus needed to develop a culture of prevention against external uncertainties and risks that could affect the economy.

PACE members in Cyprus to discuss detention of immigrant children

Members of the Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) participating in the PACE Campaign to End Immigration Detention of Children will have a series of contacts with Ministers, parliamentarians and other officials in Cyprus.

Cyprus reduces NPLs by 32.02% between Q3 2017 an Q3 2018, according to Commission report

Cyprus recorded the biggest reduction of Non-Performing Loans (NPLs) in the EU, by-32.02%, between the 3rd quarter of 2017 and the 3rd quarter of 2018, according to a European Commission report to the Council, on Banking Risk Reduction, issued by the College.

Registration of new companies decreases slightly in May

The registration of new companies decreased slightly in May on an annual basis, figures published by the Department of Registrar of Companies showed on Wednesday. The number of applications for the registration of new companies fell to 1,269 in May for the ninth consecutive month, from 1,272 in the same month last year, a decrease of 0.2%.

Source: Cyprus News Agency