Turkey to Support Greece in Bid for UN Security Council
Turkey will support Greece's bid to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday in Brussels. At a meeting with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias, Cavusoglu confirmed that in return Greece will...
Turkey Slams Renewed Mandate of UN Peacekeeping Mission in Cyprus
Turkey condemned the decision by the UN Security Council on Monday to renew the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in Cyprus for another year. "In view of the prevailing conditions on the island, it is necessary to keep the...
Zelensky Tells Security Council that “Russians Killed for Pleasure”
On Tuesday, Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky showed the UN Security Council a harrowing video from Ukraine in an apparent attempt to embarrass Russia and rally international sympathy and support. The clip lasted about a minute and showed image after image...
UN Security Council Slams Turkey on Varosha Plans in Cyprus
The Security Council of the UN issued a strong statement against Turkey on Friday in regards to the recent announcements about Varosha in Cyprus.
Cyprus Gains Momentum in US Politics; UN Calls on Turkey to Reverse Course
The Cyprus issue is gaining momentum in US politics after the latest provocation by Turkey to announce the reopening of part of Varosha
UN Security Council to Discuss Tension Over Cyprus' Ghost City of Varosha
The UN Security Council will hold a closed meeting for unofficial consultations on Varosha, the fenced-off part of Cyprus's former resort city of Famagusta, on Wednesday. Security Council members are expected to be briefed on the situation and developments in...
Cyprus Talks Resume as Anastasiades and Akinci Meet in Nicosia
Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus are set to resume from the point where they stopped last year. This according to Vasilis Palmas, Cyprus’ deputy minister to the President, Nicos Anastasiades. The previous round of talks, which...
Greece Considers Recourse to the UN Security Council Over Refugee Crisis
The Greek government is considering a recourse to the United Nations Security Council in order to tackle the refugee crisis, after supporting statements by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. After Balkan states and Austria have shut their borders, more than 22,000...
Greek President Pavlopoulos: 'UN's Role in Dealing With Crises Is Crucial'
Greece will continue to participate constructively in the work of the UN and particularly in the processes for further democratization upgrading its role with a view to strengthen its ability to respect the international law and to pursue the...