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Pope Francis to Visit Cyprus on 60th Anniversary of Independence

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades announced on Monday after talks with the pontiff in the Vatican that Pope Francis has accepted his invitation to make an official visit to the east Mediterranean island nation next year. In 2020, Cyprus will mark...

President Anastasiades Discusses Cyprus Issue With Pope Francis in Vatican

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades met with Pope Francis in Vatican City on Monday. Anastasiades, along with his wife Andri and a score of Cypriot officials, were welcomed by the leader of the Roman Catholic Church...

EU President Tusk Calls on Ankara to Cease Activities in Syria and Cyprus' EEZ

The President of the European Council (EUCO) Donald Tusk visited Cyprus on Friday, where he held a joint press conference with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades. President Tusk slammed Turkish President Erdogan for his earlier provocative statements, in which he threatened...

Famagusta: Cyprus to Appeal to the UN Security Council Next Week

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades told reporters on Friday evening in New York that Cyprus will appeal to the UN Security Council over Turkish plans to reopen the ghost town of Varosha in Famagusta next...

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades Blasts Turkey’s “Gunboat Diplomacy” in UN Speech

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has deplored Turkey’s “gunboat diplomacy,” saying that Ankara’s illicit activity in the Eastern Mediterranean undermines the prospects of reaching a settlement on the ethnically-split island. Speaking at the UN General Assembly in New York, Anastasiades declared...

Cyprus Rules Out Reunification Talks Until Turkey Stops Provocations

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Saturday that just as he is determined to engage in an honest and creative dialogue, he is equally determined to never do so until Turkey ceases its illegal and provocative activities. Speaking at...

Greece Stands by Cyprus in Defense of its Rights, PM Mitsotakis Says

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and other senior Cypriot officials held a meeting with Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday morning. The two leaders discussed the progress made in talks between the two ethnic communities of the...

UN Envoy Meets Cyprus Leaders in Resumption of Talks Bid

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will meet the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy Jane Holl Lute at 11 on Monday morning, which will be followed up by a meeting between her and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci later in the...

President Anastasiades Meets With Turkish Cypriot Leader Akinci

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, Mustafa Akinci, met on Friday morning in Nicosia, Cyprus. The leaders of the two main ethnic communities of Cyprus mutually pledged to continue engaging in...

PM Mitsotakis From Cyprus: ''You Have Greece's and the EU's Support''

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis arrived in Cyprus on Monday morning, where he held a formal meeting with the President of the Republic of the island, Nicos Anastasiades. Following a tradition that has lasted for decades, which dictates that the...