February 27, 2017

Cyprus and Greece Cancel Joint Military Exercise

Cyprus and Greece have decided not to go ahead with the annual joint military exercise code-named “Nikiforos-Toxotis” originally scheduled to take place this month. The two exercises will now take place seperately. [Read more…]

EU Enlargement Commissioner on Cyprus’ Accession to the European Union

Cyprus will be the first among the candidate countries to complete the accession negotiations with the European Union (EU), Commissioner for Enlargement Gunter Verheugen predicted, adding the EU would have preferred a solution to the Cyprus problem to be reached prior to Cyprus’ accession, pointing out however that, that it is not a precondition. [Read more…]

EU Commissioner for Enlargement on Cyprus’ Accession to the EU

Cyprus will be the first among the candidate countries to complete the accession negotiations with the European Union (EU), Commissioner for Enlargement Gunter Verheugen predicted, adding the EU would have preferred a solution to the Cyprus problem to be reached prior to Cyprus’ accession, pointing out however that, that it is not a precondition. [Read more…]

Measures the Republic of Cyprus has taken following Air-Strikes in Afghanistan

The Cyprus government has moved quickly with a view to avert any panic among the public, following the US-British air strikes in Afghanistan, stressing that there is no cause for alarm and calling on people to go about their business as normal. [Read more…]

Cyprus Offfers Humanitarian Aid to Afghani Refugees

Cyprus Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides has announced that Cyprus will grant 100,000 thousand dollars in humanitarian aid for the Afghani refugees living in poverty and misery. [Read more…]

Cypriot Women Condemn Terrorism

Cypriot women from all walks of life and of different political shades held a silent candle vigil tonight to condemn the recent terrorist attacks in the US and express their support and solidarity with the families of the victims. [Read more…]

Cyprus Implements U.N. Security Council Resolution 1373

The Minister of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Takis Klerides, had a meeting with the Ambassador of the United States Donald Bandler, to discuss issues arising in relation to the terrorist attacks of the 11th of September against the USA. [Read more…]

Press Statement on Cyprus by the President of the Security Council, Jean-David Levitte

Council members heard a briefing from Alvaro de Soto, the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus, today.  They commended the Secretary-General and his Special Adviser for their efforts and the initiatives they have taken since November 1999 to move the process forward, including an invitation to the leaders to resume the search for a comprehensive settlement in New York this month. [Read more…]

Statement by the Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs concerning accusations made by Former CIA Director James Woosley in “La Repubblica” newspaper

The Government of the Republic of Cyprus expresses its great surprise and concern at allegations made by former CIA chief James Woosley during an interview to the Italian daily La Republica published today (18.9.01). [Read more…]

Acting President of the Republic of Cyprus expresses his condolences to the President of the United States

Acting President of the Republic, President of the House of Representatives Mr. Dimitris Christofias sent today the following telegraph to the President of the United States Mr. George Bush: [Read more…]