CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – CYPRUS/Nicosia 25/05/2018 13:41

US Senator introduces bill to end Cyprus arms embargo

Robert Menendez, top Democrat in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has introduced a bill to end the Cyprus arms embargo implemented by the US since 1987.

Cyprus a safe transfer hub, says Cypriot Foreign Minister

Cyprus, due to its geographical position at the strategic crossroads of Europe, Middle East, and Africa, has a significant role to play as a safe transfer hub, Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides said on Thursday.

Greek Cypriot side ready to return to the negotiating table, Deputy spokeswoman says

KleliaVasilou, Deputy Government Spokeswoman expressed the Greek Cypriot side’s readiness to engage in a fresh round of UN-sponsored talks for a Cyprus settlement from where they all left off last summer during the Cyprus talks in Crans Montana, Switzerland.

EU issues fiscal and macroeconomic guidelines for Turkey, warning about the economy

Turkey is confronted with a number of challenges to growth and competitiveness, EU Member States warn, in the “draft Joint Conclusions of the Economic and Financial Dialogue between the EU and the Western Balkans and Turkey”, published today by the Council.

Housing is a major problem for asylum-seekers in Cyprus, study shows

Housing is a major problem for asylum-seekers in Cyprus, and some of them, even families with children, may remain homeless for some time, a study commissioned by UNHCR Cyprus and conducted by the University of Nicosia has shown.

Source: Cyprus News Agency