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House Speaker Calls on International and European Community to Exert Pressure on Turkey

House Speaker Yiannakis Omirou called on the international community, on Sunday, to realize that now is the time to exert pressure on Turkey in order to abandon its intransigent stance on Cyprus, noting that so far we have not...

Cyprus Is a Valuable Friend, Says President of Israel

President of Israel Reuven Rivlin received on Thursday, President of the House of Representatives Yiannakis Omirou, who is paying Israel an official visit at the invitation of his counterpart, President of the Knesset, Yuli Edelstein. According to CNA sources, during...

Omirou and Edelstein Underline Importance of Relations Between Cyprus and Israel

President of the House of Representatives, Yiannakis Omirou, and Knesset Speaker, Yuli-Yoel Edelstein, underlined on Wednesday the importance of further strengthening the very good relations between the two Parliaments and the two countries. Omirou, who is paying Israel an official...

Greece Agrees to Provide Full Access to the 'Cyprus File'

A historic agreement has been reached between President of the Hellenic Parliament Nikos Voutsis and the House President of Cyprus Yiannakis Omirou to access material in the 'Cyprus File'. According to an official announcement, during Omirou's recent visit to the...

Omirou: EU Should Call on Turkey to End Occupation of European Territory

"The International and European Community are called to turn to Turkey, the EU should especially, clearly and categorically call on Turkey to end the occupation of the EU territory of Cyprus. In order to assent to a solution based...

Turkish Frigate Reportedly Challenged Cypriot Ship Operating Within Cypriot EEZ

A Turkish brigade allegedly confronted a Cypriot ship in Cypriot waters, causing an official reaction from Cyprus. Cypriot newspaper "Fileleutheros" reported that on Thursday afternoon a Turkish frigate approached the " Flying Enterprises", a ship operating with a Cypriot flag within the Cypriot...

Cyprus House President Says Turkish Stance Does Not Justify Euphoria

The expectations for a more positive approach by new Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to the Cyprus problem are not justified, nor is the climate of euphoria over the Turkish stance, Greek Cypriot President of the House of Representatives...

Prokopis Pavlopoulos Discusses Cyprus Problem During Visit to the Island

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos has called on Turkey to prove its good intentions regarding the Cyprus problem and stressed that Turkey can not make a step towards becoming a part of the EU if it does...

Water Transfer from Turkey a Violation of International Law, Says Acting President of the Republic

Water transfer from Turkey to the Turkish occupied area of Cyprus constitutes a flagrant violation of international law and continuation of unlawful conduct against the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic, stated the Acting President of the...

President of the Hellenic Republic: Greece Is Always Strong Enough to Support Cyprus

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos has reiterated Athens' support for a solution of the Cyprus problem, noting that despite the difficulties the country is faced with, it is always strong enough to support Cyprus. Pavlopoulos, who received Cypriot...