December 10, 2016

Unanimous Resolution of the House of Representatives to the Turkish Provocations – 9 October 2014

RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS

The House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus,

Following with deep concern the recent illegal and provocative actions of Turkey within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus and particularly Turkey’s announcement of the transfer of a platform within the Cyprus EEZ and the reservation of areas for seismic survey, as from 20 October 2014, including blocks where drilling has already begun by companies authorized by the Republic of Cyprus, [Read more…]

Press Conference by President Anastasiades at the UN Headquarters – Q&A

UN Headquarters – September 26, 2014 

Question:  I have a bit of a déjà vu feeling, because I remember last negotiations with Turkey and Greece and northern Cyprus many, many years ago when I believe you were very close and it was then blocked. Are you any closer this time? Do you foresee a successful negotiation that would reunite the north? [Read more…]

Joint Communiqué between Cyprus and Egypt – New York, 23 September 2014

Joint Communiqué

The President of the Republic of Cyprus H.E. Mr. Nikos Anastasiades and the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Mr. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, held a meeting today 23 September 2014 in New York.

The two Presidents discussed issues of mutual interested, including the political transition in Egypt, the negotiations on the Cyprus Problem, the recent developments in the Middle East (Syria, Iraq, Libya, Gaza) and their impact on regional security and economy. [Read more…]

President Anastasiades is Visiting New York for the General Assembly

 Cyprus President will visit New York to attend the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades will be visiting New York from 21 to 27 September 2014, leading Cyprus’s delegation during the High-level week of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly. The President will be accompanied by the First Lady Mrs. Andri Anastasiadou, the Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides and the Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides. [Read more…]

Time to End Turkey’s Illegal Occupation of Cyprus, New York, 17 July 2014

July 20th, 2014 marks the 40th year since Turkey, in flagrant violation of International Law, invaded and occupied one third of Cyprus, an independent, sovereign state, member of the UN. As a consequence, almost one third of Cyprus’ population became refugees in their own country and are still denied the right to return to their homes and properties and over 1600 Greek Cypriots went missing as a result of the invasion. A large number of them still remains unaccounted to this date. [Read more…]

The Cyprus Government Welcomes ECHR Decision to Order Turkey to Pay Compensations for its 1974 Invasion of Cyprus

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Monday, May 12 2014, that Turkey is obliged to pay 90 ml euros to the Republic of Cyprus for the violation of human rights during and after the 1974 invasion of the island [Read more…]

Today, marks on the 50th anniversary of the establishment of UNFICYP

Today, 4 March 2014, marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP). [Read more…]