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Cypriot Parliament President: US and UK Reactions to President Anastasiades' Visit to Russia Unjustified

Cypriot Parliament President Yannakis Omirou commented on the reaction of both the United States and the United Kingdom regarding President Nicos Anastasiades' latest official visit to Russia, where he held talks with his counterpart Vladimir Putin, signing a number...

Cypriot Energy Minister: Signing a Memorandum with Egypt an Important Step

Upon his arrival in Egypt on Monday afternoon, Cypriot Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis underlined that the exploitation of the island's gas resources from block 12 of its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) will be undertaken by using Egypt's existing gas infrastructure...

Cypriot Govt: Turkish-Cypriot Leader's Pre-Election Comments Not Corresponding to Reality

Cyprus' government spokesperson Nikos Christodoulides accused the illegal Turkish-Cypriot government yesterday that on the occasion of the upcoming elections in the occupied northern part of the island, it has issued statements not corresponding to reality. As he pointed out, such...

Defense Minister Underlines Greece's Support for Cyprus

Greece "is here" for Cyprus, Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said on Wednesday during joint statements with his Cypriot counterpart Christoforos Fokaides in Nicosia. Kammenos arrived on the island for a two-day official visit earlier the same day. The Greek...

President Anastasiades: Cypriots Deserve More than a Divided Country

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades once again urged the Turkish side to cooperate with the island's legitimate authority in order to turn Cyprus into a modern European country. In an interview with Turkish and Turkish-Cypriot media...

Cypriot President Anastasiades: Growth Strategy Is Our Main Concern

The Cypriot government's emphasis is now turned toward a “Cypriot Reform Program,” aiming to fulfill the necessary structural reforms and set the foundations for a long-running sustainable growth in order to attract foreign investments and create the country’s new...

Ankara: Turkish-Cypriots Have Right to Exploit Natural Resources

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' statements during a joint press conference with the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, during his first official visit abroad, in Nicosia, caused Ankara's fierce reaction. "Tsipras' statements during his visit to the...

Greek PM Concludes Cyprus Visit With Pledge to Work for a Solution on Missing Persons

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras concluded his visit to Cyprus earlier today, the first official visit abroad since he took office on Monday, January 26, following the Greek snap elections. He already departed for Italy, the second destination of his...

Nicosia in Anticipation of Greek PM Tsipras' Visit

Nicosia is looking forward to Greece's newly elected Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' visit, Cypriot government spokesperson Nikos Christodoulides said, expressing at the same time his certainty that the discussions to be held during Tsipras first official visit abroad since elected...

Russian Ambassador in Nicosia: Moscow Interested in a Military Base in Cyprus

Moscow’s official intention to reach a potential agreement with Cyprus for a military base on the island was expressed earlier this week via Russia’s Ambassador in Nicosia, Stanislav Osadchiy, according to local media. The issue’s resurgence comes just a month...