CNA News – CNA – Rebekah Gregoriades – Nicosia 04/06/2019 15:26

Promotion of peace, security and stability the focus of 1st tripartite Summit of FMs of Cyprus-Greece-Armenia

?he promotion of peace, security, stability and prosperity through an enhanced political dialogue and cooperation between Cyprus-Greece-Armenia is the focus of the first tripartite meeting between the Foreign Ministers of the three countries, Nikos Christodoulides, Yiorgos Katrougalos and Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, taking place on Tuesday, in Nicosia.

Hydrocarbon reserves an opportunity for greater cooperation between all countries in the region, Italian Ambassador says

The presence of hydrocarbon reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean has to be seen as an important opportunity and should represent the opportunity for greater cooperation between all countries of the region, Ambassador of Italy to Cyprus, Andrea Cavallari, said on Monday evening, addressing a reception hosted at his residence on the occasion of Italy’s National Day, celebrated on June 2nd.

Meetings at Foreign Ministry on the Deneia situation

A meeting was underway at the Foreign Ministry with UN officials about the situation in Denia after it con confirmed there has been violation of the ceasefire line by Turkish soldiers entering the buffer zone. Sources told the Cyprus News Agency that the UN has confirmed and noted violation of the buffer zone by Turkish soldiers entering the area.

Syllouris receives US Ambassador, Euroelections, Brexit and Parliaments initiatives in the Middle East on the agenda

The European Elections which were held on May 26 in Cyprus, Brexit and the Parliaments initiatives in the Middle East were on the agenda of a meeting the Parliament President Demetris Syllouris had on Tuesday with the US Ambassador Judith G. Garber.

Serbia calls on Ankara to respect Cyprus sovereign rights in its exclusive economic zone

Serbia has called on Ankara to respect international law and has expressed concern about the situation in the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone, EEZ, and the tension in the eastern Mediterranean. Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic met with Cyprus Ambassador in Belgrade, Constantinos Eliades, with whom he discussed the issue and expressed Belgrades support for the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus.

Third suitcase containing remains of a woman retrieved from Mitseros Red Lake

The badly decomposed body of a woman, believed to be one of the seven victims of the self-confessed 35-year-old serial killer, was retrieved from the toxic lake at Nicosia village of Mitsero before midday. The body was found inside a suitcase, tied up, together with concrete paving slabs.

UNYSA Cyprus announces the first Cypriot youth internship programme in Washington D.C.

UNYSA Cyprus has announced the launch of the first ever for-by youth internship programme in Washington D.C. According to a press release, the programme is officially called the Public Policy Program and will take place in U.S. capital in September 2019 for the first time.

The National Final for ClimateLaunchPad Global Grand Final to take place in September

The National Final for ClimateLaunchPad Global Grand Final will take place in September, a press release says. A total of eleven teams with innovative and promising ideas attended a 2-day training Bootcamp which is the first stage of preparation for the competition.

Unemployment in Cyprus further decreased to 6.9% in April 2019

Unemployment in Cyprus further decreased to 6.9% in April 2019 (32 000 individuals), down from 7.2% in March 2019 (33 000) and 8.4% in April 2018 (36 000), according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Female unemployment remains slightly higher at 7.9% compared to 6.0% for males.

Source: Cyprus News Agency