May 23, 2024

Letter sent by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to Human Rights Organizations Concerning the Oppression of Turkish Cypriot Journalists

On November 9, 2001 the regime in the Turkish occupied part of the Republic of Cyprus, in an attempt to oppress freedom of speech and expression among memers of the Turkish Cypriot community, for the third time confiscated equipment belonging to the Turkish Cypriot daily newspaper “Avrupa”. [Read more…]

Η Κύπρος κατέθεσε την Έκθεση της στο Συμβούλιο Ασφαλείας των Η.Ε. για την Τρομοκρατία

Η Κυπριακή κυβέρνηση εφαρμόζοντας τις πρόνοιες του ψηφίσματος 1373 (2001) του Συμβουλίου Ασφάλειας των Ηνωμένων Εθνών για την καταπολέμηση της τρομοκρατίας, απέστειλε στις 21 Δεκεμβρίου, 2001 στα Ηνωμένα Έθνη την εθνική της έκθεση αναφορικά με τα μέτρα που έλαβε για εφαρμογή του πιο πάνω ψηφίσματος. [Read more…]

Statement by Commissioner Verheugen on Cyprus’ Accession to the E.U.

The European Commission’s accession report released on November 13, has urged the Turkish Cypriots to reach a settlement to end the island’s division, allowing them to reap the benefits from eventual Cypriot membership to the European Union. [Read more…]

Statement by the President of the Council of the European Union from his Address at the 56th General Assembly

During his address at the General Debate of the 56th Session of the General Assembly, the Foreign Minister of Belgium , H.E. Mr. Louis Michel made the following statement: [Read more…]

Statement by the Permanent Representative of the U.S. to the U.N. Following a Luncheon hosted by President Clerides

Following a luncheon hosted by the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Glafcos Clerides in New York for the five Permament Members of the Security Council, the Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations, Ambassador John Negroponte made the following statement to the press: [Read more…]

President Clerides to Attend U.N. General Assembly

H.E. the President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Glafcos Clerides, will visit New York from 7-14 November to attend the 56th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. [Read more…]

Official talks between President Clerides and the President of the European Commission, Mr. Romano Prodi

The President of the Republic,  Mr. Glafcos Clerides, and the President of the European Commission, Mr. Romano Prodi, today held official talks at the Presidential Palace. [Read more…]

The Belgian EU Presidency Issues Declaration on Cyprus

In a statement issued today by the EU Belgian Presidency, the European Union has expressed its disappointment at the refusal of the Turkish side to accept a UN invitation to resume peace talks without preconditions, with a view to finding a comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus question. [Read more…]

President Bush Expresses Gratitude to the People of Cyprus for their Solidarity

In a letter dated 28, September, 2001, US President Bush has expressed his gratitude to the people of Cyprus for their solidarity in the wake of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington. [Read more…]

President Clerides Congratulates UN Secretary General on Receipt of Nobel Peace Prize

President Glafcos Clerides has congratulated warmly UN Secretary General and the UN on being awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, noting this is a “most well deserved award”. In a letter to the UN Secretary General, the President notes that this highest accolade is a recognition of the central role the UN plays and of its strife to achieve world peace and security, a noble goal to which Cyprus is committed. [Read more…]