Cyprus is firmly convinced that Turkey does not meet the Copenhagen criteria said Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides during his speech at the EU General Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg stressing that his country will not accept the opening of new negotiating chapters, the upgrading of the customs union or visa liberalization.
The issue of “taxes” and “fees” imposed on the humanitarian aid given to the enclaved Greek Cypriots and Maronites in the north was discussed by Nicos Anastasiades and UN Secretary-General
The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades who launched his official re-run campaign on Saturday said that Turkey’s stance is the reason for non-solution on Cyprus issue.
Renowned Greek film director Iannis Smaragdis was honoured on Wednesday, October 11, at the Pallas Theater in Nicosia, Cyprus for his contribution to Art and promotion of the great Greek artists and Greek civilization in general.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry criticizes the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ report on Cyprus claiming that Nicosia is responsible for the collapse of the talks, while Ankara has no responsibility.
Following the release of the UN Secretary-General’s report on Cyprus talks, President Nicos Anastasiades faced a criticism from his rivals ahead of January’s presidential elections.
Stella Kyriakides from Cyprus has been elected President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades plans to discuss with European Council the issue of the North's decision to slap tariffs on humanitarian aid sent weekly by the Cyprus government to Greek Cypriots and Maronites in the north.
Turkey’s request to annex the occupied part of Cyprus was ascertained on Monday by deputy Prime Minister in charge of Cyprus Affairs, Recep Akdag, who said that such a plan is on the table.
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades expressed his conviction that a new effort for talks on Cyprus issue will resume after next January’s presidential elections.