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1. Anastasiades: Patriotic realism dictates solution through diplomacy, not weapons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-patriotic-realism-dictates-solution-through-diplomacy-not-weapons

Instead of a catastrophic scenario, we opt for diplomacy, the weapons of international law and Cyprus’ status as an EU member state. This is what is dictated by patriotic realism and rationalism, and not a rhetoric of empty slogans. The coming days are crucial as regards initiatives taken by the EU and the US in view of preventing a potential crisis through targeted measures towards Turkey....

2. Cyprus and Greece FMs discuss ways of dealing with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-fms-discuss-ways-of-dealing-with-turkey

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides paid an official visit to Greece on Friday to meet with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias....

3. US ambassador sees opportunities in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-see-opportunities-in-cyprus

US Ambassador to Nicosia Judy Garber says the pandemic aftermath in Cyprus could be seen as an opportunity for the island, praising officials for managing the crisis and calling the country a “fantastic place for people” to do business...

4. Aegean tension fueling Berlin concern

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aegean-tension-fueling-berlin-concern

With Germany assuming the European Union presidency on Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed concern over developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and Greek-Turkish relations in response to questions from MPs in the Bundestag....

5. Hagia Sophia mosque conversion verdict expected within 15 days, says report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hagia-sophia-verdict-expected-within-15-days-says-report

A verdict on whether Hagia Sophia in Istanbul will be converted into a mosque is to be issued within 15 days, Turkey’s Daily Sabah reported Thursday....

6. North scrambles to contain bug at entry points

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-scrambles-to-contain-bug-at-entry-points

Turkish Cypriot authorities went into high gear on Wednesday following reports that one passenger tested positive and another traveler, who failed to self-isolate, went from the airport straight to a barbershop...

7. North restores connectivity with Turkey but locals uneasy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-restores-connectivity-with-turkey-but-locals-uneasy

Connectivity between the north and Turkey was officially restored on Wednesday against the backdrop of heightened concern by a large portion of the Turkish Cypriot community in view of Turkey’s post-lockdown coronavirus relapse....

8. Greece reopens regional airports, says Covid-19 risk calculated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-reopens-regional-airports-says-covid-19-risk-calculated

Greece reopened its regional airports to international flights on Wednesday, pinning its hopes on a recovery in tourism after a three-month lockdown....

9. Cyprus slams Turkey over fish wars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slams-turkey-over-fish-wars

Republic of Cyprus Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis issued an indicting statement against Turkey this week, when he accused that country of illegal activities in Cypriot waters during a fisheries control teleconference...

10. Anastasiades: Cyprus wants escalation of EU action against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-cyprus-wants-escalation-of-eu-action-against-turkey

“Cyprus is asking for an escalation of EU action against Turkey’s provocativeness,” President Nicos Anastasiades stated in an interview with the Greek television network Open....

11. EU agrees on ‘safe’ travel list, excluding United States

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-agrees-‘safe-travel-list-excluding-united-states

The European Union has excluded the United States from its initial 'safe list' of countries from which the bloc will allow non-essential travel from Wednesday....

12. Berlin ready to support Cyprus solution process

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-ready-to-support-cyprus-solution-process

Berlin intends to be supportive if asked to do so by all parties involved in Cyprus settlement efforts, the Ambassador of Germany to Cyprus, Franz Josef Kremp, told the Cyprus News Agency....

13. EPP head calls for more EU support for Greece, Cyprus vis-a-vis Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epp-head-calls-for-more-eu-support-for-greece-cyprus-vis-a-vis-turkey

The chairman of the European People’s Party (EPP) and German MEP on Tuesday urged the European Union’s high representative for foreign affairs, Josep Borrell, to call for debate on “ongoing and repeated Turkish aggressions” against Greece and Cyprus....

14. CNN: Erdogan phoned Trump 'at least twice a week'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cnn-erdogan-phoned-trump-at-least-twice-a-week

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called his US counterpart Donald Trump as often as two times a day and was “put through directly” to the US president, American news broadcaster CNN said in a report published on Monday....

15. Greece to open seven border crossings with Balkan countries, Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-open-seven-border-crossings-with-balkan-countries-turkey

Greece will reopen seven of its 14 border crossings in the north on Wednesday, as part of the country’s further reopening to tourists from abroad....

16. EU top official and Cyprus defence minister fly over Cyprus' EEZ by helicopter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-top-official-and-cyprus-defence-minister-fly-over-cyprus-eez-by-helicopter

The EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell joined the Cyprus defence minister Savvas Angelides on a helicopter ride over the Republic’s exclusive economic zone to observe the sea areas that are increasingly emerging as zones of contention....

17. Hungarian FM expresses unreserved solidarity with Republic of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungarian-fm-expresses-unreserved-solidarity-with-republic-of-cyprus

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjártó, during his meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades in Nicosia on Friday, expressed his country's solidarity with the Republic of Cyprus and its complete support for the Council of Europe's conclusions....

18. Anastasiades: The use of weapons will mean the end of Greek-Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-the-use-of-weapons-will-mean-the-end-of-greek-cypriots

Any attempt to use military means to resolve the Cypriot issue will mean the end of Greek-Cypriots on the island, President Nicos Anastasiades has said, according to a short excerpt from a news show that will be aired in the country on July 1....

19. Arrivals keep divided Cyprus on toes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrivals-keep-whole-island-on-toes

Discussions on virus risks are taking place publicly between officials and health experts on both sides of the divided island, with the north scrambling to find the right formula before July 1 and the south moving to correct a number of issues...

20. Turkey says Greek FM’s comments on EastMed 'detached from reality'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-greek-fm-s-comments-on-eastmed-detached-from-reality

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias’ statements on the situation in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean “are entirely detached from reality.” ...

21. North sending mixed signals over opening to Turkey on July 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-sending-mixed-signals-over-opening-to-turkey-on-july-1

The Turkish Cypriot administration was giving off mixed signals over plans to restore connectivity with Turkey on July 1, with head of the administration Ersin Tatar stating Thursday it had decided to stick to the decision and double-check arrivals for the virus, contradicting statements made Wednesday by Kudret Ozersay, in charge of foreign affairs in the north, who said that the administration had failed to reach a final decision and was considering to re-evaluate the move....

22. Borrell says EU ‘determined’ to protect external borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-says-eu-‘determined-to-protect-external-borders

The European Union is “determined” to protect its external borders and Greece’s territory, the bloc’s high representative for foreign affairs, Josep Borrell, said during a visit at Greece’s northeastern border on Wednesday....

23. Turkey says Macron suffers 'eclipse of the mind' over Libya

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-macron-suffers-eclipse-of-the-mind-over-libya

Turkey hit back on Tuesday at French criticism of its intervention in Libya, saying President Emmanuel Macron must have suffered an "eclipse of the mind" to oppose Ankara's support for the internationally recognised Tripoli government....

24. Cyprus to host next trilateral meeting of Greek, Cyprus, Israel FMs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-host-next-trilateral-meeting-of-greek-cyprus-israel-fms

Cyprus will host the next trilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Cyprus, Israel and Greece, the Cyprus foreign minister Nicos Christodoulides agreed with his Israeli counterpart during a visit to Israel on Tuesday....

25. EU foreign policy chief to hold string of meetings in Cyprus this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-foreign-policy-chief-to-hold-string-of-meetings-in-cyprus-this-week

The EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell is set to hold a meetings with top Cyprus government officials including president Nicos Anastasiades on June 25 and 26, the Cyprus News Agency reported Tuesday....

26. Turkish FM accuses Athens of shirking dialogue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-turkish-fm-accuses-athens-of-shirking-dialogue

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu dismissed accusations that Ankara is unwilling to seek a solution through talks with Greece, saying that the Greek prime minister needs to “look in the mirror and ask himself where he went wrong.” ...

27. Cyprus residents flock to checkpoints as north matches decision of Republic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-residents-flock-to-checkpoints-as-north-matches-decision-of-republic

Residents of both sides of the island flocked to cross through checkpoints on Monday, after the administration in the north agreed in an emergency meeting late on Sunday to match the Republic’s decision to open checkpoints to Cyprus nationals and legal residents of the island....

28. Egyptian president stresses importance of strategic relations with Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egyptian-president-stresses-importance-of-strategic-relations-with-greece

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has stressed the importance of strategic relations with Greece, while expressing Cairo’s desire to strengthen cooperation with Athens in a wide range of areas, according to a statement by the Egyptian presidency published in the country’s flagship state newspaper Al-Ahram....

29. Locals to be able to cross through checkpoints from Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/locals-to-be-able-to-cross-through-checkpoints-from-sunday

Cyprus nationals and legal residents of the island will be able to cross through all checkpoints barring that on Ledra Street as of Sunday, but will need to present proof of a negative coronavirus test conducted up to 72 hours prior to crossing....

30. Turkey spells out position on Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-spells-out-position-on-greek-islands

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has reiterated Ankara’s contentious claim that islands that lie far from the Greek mainland, including Kastellorizo in the southeastern Aegean, are not entitled to generate continental shelves...

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