Ch.Michel: We must be firm to defend our Member States and protect their sovereignty and sovereign rights

"We must be firm to defend our Member States and protect their sovereignty and sovereign rights" President of the European Council Charles Michel, addressing the European Parliament. More specifically the President stated the following: "I understand what is happening in the Eastern Mediterranean. Let me say this: I have been…

Cyprus, Greece and Egypt condemn Turkish provocations, President Anastasiades sends letter to UNSG (1)

Cyprus, Greece and Egypt condemned on Wednesday the Turkish illegal drillings and seismic research in maritime areas which have already been delimitated according to the International Law of the Sea, as well as the illegal activities in Famagusta, calling on Turkey to respect the relevant UN Security Council resolutions, as…

Turkey should stop illegal activities against Cyprus and Greece, German government says

If Turkey wishes to have a new customs union with the EU it should cease illegal activities against Cyprus and Greece, Ulrike Demmer Germany’s Deputy Government Spokesperson said on Wednesday. Demmer was replying to a question on a proposal by Greece for the EU to suspend the customs union with…

Cyprus President and Greek PM hope that Tatar will proceed to negotiations on Cyprus problem with different positions

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, and Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, expressed on Wednesday hope that the new Turkish Cypriot leader, Ersin Tatar, will not proceed to talks for a Cyprus settlement with the positions he has expressed so far. Anastasiades and Mitsotakis, speaking during a bilateral meeting they had at…

Trilateral Summit takes place at a critical period for the neighborhood, President Anastasiades tells al-Sisi

Τhe 8th Trilateral Summit between Cyprus, Greece and Egypt, is taking place at a particularly critical period for our neighborhood and is extremely necessary to take stock of policies that can consolidate peace, said the President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, at the beginning of his bilateral meeting…

Nicosia hosts today the 8th Trilateral Summit between Cyprus, Greece and Egypt

The Cyprus issue and Turkish provocations, as well as energy, immigration, terrorism, regional issues and the coronavirus pandemic, will be at the centre of the 8th Trilateral Summit between Cyprus, Greece and Egypt, today in Nicosia, with the participation of the Presidents of Cyprus and Egypt, and the Prime Minister…

Three Embassies organise Weeks of the German Language 2020

The Embassies of Austria, Germany, Switzerland and the Goethe-Institute Cyprus , announce that the Weeks of the German Language have been scheduled to take place this year, taking into consideration all the applicable pandemic measures of health and safety. According to a press release, during the Weeks of the German…

Mitsotakis and al- Sisi stress the importance of the Greece-Egypt EEZ demarcation agreement

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said that demarcation agreement between Greece and Egypt was a guide on how other issues in the Eastern Mediterranean can be resolved. The Greek Premier was speaking at beginning of his bilateral meeting with the President of Egypt Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, which took place…

The future in shipping is digital, Shipping Deputy Minister says

The Covid-19 crisis has led to a rapid advance of technology in shipping, Deputy Minister for Shipping Vasilis Demetriades told a virtual conference for shipping, while economists and shipping experts have stressed that there are silver linings amid the coronavirus pandemic. “The Covid-19 crisis has severely impacted the shipping industry…