July 19, 2024

Message by President Clerides on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

In a message, the President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Glafcos Clerides to the United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Kofi Annan on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, paid tribute to the crucial work that the United Nations carries out for more than half a century in the promotion and advancement of the fundamental principles of human rights around the globe. [Read more…]

Message by Ambassador Zackheos on the Unilateral Declaration of Independence of the Turkish occupied part of Cyprus

Fifteen years have elapsed since the day the Turkish Cypriot leadership, with the active support of the Turkish government, went ahead with their plan to declare a so-called state in the areas of the Cyprus Republic occupied by the Turkish army. [Read more…]

The Cyprus Government welcomes interim Middle East Peace Accord

The Cyprus Government on 26 October issued an official statement welcoming the interim Middle East Accord while expressing the hope that the agreement will facilitate talks for security in the region. [Read more…]

Message by President Clerides on UN Day

On the occasion of the 53rd anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, I wish to extend warmest congratulations on behalf of the people and the Government of Cyprus and on my own behalf and to renew our dedication and commitment to the purposes and principles of the United Nations. [Read more…]

Joint Communique issued after Mr. Clerides’ and Mr. Simitis’ Meeting in Athens on 27 August 1998 Statement by President Clerides on Mr. Denktash’s Proposal for a Cyprus Solution

The President of the Republic, Mr. Glafcos Clerides, made the following statement in reply to the Turkish Cypriot leader Mr. Rauf Denktash’s statement, made in the presence of the Turkish Foreign Minister Mr. Ismail Cem, in which he puts forward proposals for a solution to the Cyprus problem: [Read more…]

Joint Communique issued after Mr. Clerides’ and Mr. Simitis’ Meeting in Athens

The President of Cyprus Mr. Glafcos Clerides and the Greek Prime Minister Mr. Costas Simitis had a meeting in Athens, in the context of their continuing and close consultations. [Read more…]

Government Spokesman on Turkey’s attempt to create tension

Asked to comment on the Turkish Prime Minister Mr. Mesut Yilmaz’s intention to hold consultations with Britain, a guarantor of Cyprus’ independence, over the question of reducing tension in Cyprus, the Government Spokesman, Mr. Christos Stylianides, said on June 19, 1998: [Read more…]

Statement by the Cyprus Foreign Minister Mr. Ioannis Kasoulides regarding the S-300 missiles

The Foreign Minister, Mr. Ioannis Kasoulides, on March 18, made a statement in which he also referred to the question of the S-300 missiles. He made the statement after a meeting in Nicosia with the Swedish Deputy Foreign Minister, Mr. Gunnar Lund, who raised the subject with him. [Read more…]

UK welcomes proposal by the Cyprus Government for Turkish Cypriot participation in the EU accession talks

British Foreign Minister Robin Cook, who on his way to Egypt yesterday (16.3.98) made a short stop at Larnaca Airport, expressed satisfaction with EU consensus over the opening of accession talks with the Republic of Cyprus and welcomed a proposal by President Clerides for Turkish Cypriot participation in the EU accession talks. [Read more…]

Turkish Cypriot opposition rejects Denktash’s efforts to destroy intercommunal talks

In a move aimed at placing obstacles to the UN efforts to revive the intercommunal talks, the so-called parliament in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus, approved on March 10 1998, a “resolution” supporting a proposal from Mr. Denktash that the Turkish Cypriots should not take part in future talks, unless the so-called “state” in the occupied part of the Republic of Cyprus is recognized. [Read more…]