President Anastasiades highlights role of the Diaspora in efforts for a Cyprus settlement

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has highlighted the role of the Diaspora in government efforts to reach a just settlement to the Cyprus problem. Anastasiades, in New York for the UN General Assembly, addressed an official dinner hosted by the Federation of Cypriot American Organizations. In his address, the President reiterated his steadfast position […]

President briefs leaders of EU southern countries on Turkey’s illegal actions in Cyprus` EEZ

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades briefed on Wednesday the leaders of the Southern EU countries on recent developments in Cyprus` Exclusive Economic Zone, Turkey`s illegal actions in the Cypriot EEZ, and hydrocarbon exploration in the wider region.   In statements to journalists on the sidelines of the 4th Southern European Countries Summit, that took place on Wednesday […]

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades stresses the importance of a Cyprus solution for regional and international relations

President stresses the importance of a Cyprus solution for regional and international relations CNA – Apostolis Zoupaniotis – Washington 07/06/2017 21:28 A re-united Cyprus, with an independent foreign policy, will prove of great value for regional stability, development of the EU–Turkey relations, including its security dimension, as well as Greco-Turkish relations, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said,  speaking […]

World Economic Forum

  Cyprus, at the intersection between Europe and the Middle East, has been divided for over a generation. Ongoing negotiations between the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot community have spurred new hope. A united Cyprus could stand out as a symbol of peace and cooperation in a fragmenting world. This could also represent a […]

The ultimate goal is a solution acceptable by the people, government says

The President of the Republic will not put to a referendum a solution plan which he himself disagrees with and which he believes does not meet the expectations of the people, Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides has stressed, reiterating that the ultimate goal is a political settlement that would reunite Cyprus, divided since the 1974 Turkish […]

EU convinced over halloumi’s traditional Cypriot character, Minister says

The process of designating halloumi cheese as a Cypriot traditional product is at an advanced level, Minister of Agriculture Nicos Kouyialis has stated on Wednesday.   The Cypriot government has filed an application to the EU for designating halloumi as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) and according to the Minister, the relevant file is […]

Eide says Cyprus peace process moving forward with impressive speed

CNA – Cyprus/NICOSIA 10/07/2015 18:55 A federal Cyprus should be financially viable and committed to capitalizing on the economic opportunities that will open up as a result of reaching a final settlement, said Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide He was speaking on behalf of the Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades […]

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3 speeches delivered in the House of Representatives on Cyprus

3 speeches were delivered in July 2014 in the House of Representatives by Maria Vamvakinou (Member for Calwell, Victoria), Matt Williams (Member for Hindmarsh, SA) and Mr Albanese (Member for Grayndler, NSW) on the ongoing Cyprus issues. All Members acknowledged the ongoing Australian support for the peace process in Cyprus, and highlighted the importance of […]