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23 October, 2020
 

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31. Nicosia in wait-and-see over Barbaros

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-in-wait-and-see-over-barbaros

Government officials in the Republic of Cyprus on Friday declined to comment on reports that Turkish seismic vessel Barbaros had moved away from contested waters off Cyprus, suggesting Nicosia was in a wait-and-see mode amid reports of ongoing diplomatic efforts at the European level between Greece and Turkey...

32. Famagustians protest reopening of Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/famagustians-protest-reopening-of-varosha

Hundreds of Famagusta residents gathered just after 5pm on Thursday at the Deryneia crossing to protest the reopening of Varosha’s beach strip on Thursday, demanding the return of the town to its lawful inhabitants and the full implementation of UN resolutions governing the future of the town that was abandoned after 1974 conflict....

33. Greek, Turkish foreign ministers meet as tensions ease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-foreign-ministers-meet-as-tensions-ease

The foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey have met on the sidelines of a conference in Slovakia and agreed to set a date for the start of a new round of exploratory talks between the two, officials said Wednesday....

34. Civilians walk to Varosha beach strip

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civilians-walk-to-varosha-beach-strip

There was anger, frustration, and painful memories among Greek Cypriots on Thursday after Turkish Cypriot authorities allowed civilians for the first time to visit a public beach strip in the long-abandoned city of Varosha...

35. All eyes on Cypriot ghost town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-eyes-on-cypriot-ghost-town

Turkish Cypriot authorities have been working around the clock to meet a deadline on Thursday when a Varosha beachfront, which has been off limits since 1974, is set to reopen to the public...

36. Cyprus the focus of a Biden administration, Carpenter says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-the-focus-of-a-biden-administration-carpenter-says

A Biden administration would hopefully put Cyprus at the forefront of its efforts for peacebuilding in the eastern Mediterranean region, Michael Carpenter, managing director of the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement, has said on The Greek Current podcast of The Hellenic American Leadership Council....

37. The three components of Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-three-components-of-varosha

Andreas Paraschos examines three components within a Turkish move to reopen the beachfront of Varosha ghost town days before elections in the north, praising a National Council decision to stay the course in a UN-backed solution...

38. Reactions point to Varosha election gimmick

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reactions-point-to-varosha-election-gimmick

Political reactions have been getting stronger by the day on both sides of divided Cyprus over a recent announcement to open a beach strip in ghost town Varosha in the north, just days ahead of a general election...

39. Erdogan-Tatar: Varosha to open to the public on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-tatar-varosha-to-open-to-the-public-on-thursday

Developments regarding Varosha were moving full speed ahead on Tuesday after rumours regarding the reopening of the fenced-off town were confirmed. In statements, Tayyip Erdogan and Ersin Tatar said that on Thursday, the public will be able to visit the areas that will open....

40. Nicosia in the midst of diplomatic marathon over Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-in-the-midst-of-diplomatic-marathon-over-varosha

Ersin Tatar’s descent upon Ankara but also the intense rumours regarding a reopening of the coastal front of the fenced-off city of Varosha have over the past days mobilized Nicosia....

41. It is up to Turkey to ‘open path’ to solution, says Greek PM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-is-up-to-turkey-to-‘open-path-to-solution-says-greek-pm

Greece welcomes a “first step” from Turkey towards the de-escalation of tension, “but whether it is a sincere move or a temporary maneuver remains to be seen,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday, following talks in Athens with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg....

42. Pompeo’s visit prompted by Turkey’s S-400s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-s-visit-prompted-by-turkey-s-s-400s

The indications that Turkey activated the radars of its Russian-made S-400 anti-aircraft systems in order to detect US-made Greek F-16 fighter jets on their return from the Eunomia exercise on August 27 off Cyprus apparently sounded the alarm in Washington about the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and reportedly prompted the visits by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Cyprus on September 12 and Greece on September 27-29. ...

43. East Mediterranean dialogue prospects ‘at sea’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/east-mediterranean-dialogue-prospects-‘at-sea

Cypriot government spokesman Kyriacos Koushos said Turkey’s pulling out of Yavuz drillship from waters off Cyprus was a positive step but cautioned it was not known whether the withdrawal would be short-lived...

44. Anastasiades: disagreement among EU27 centered around tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-disagreement-among-eu27-centered-around-tactics

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades on Friday expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the European Council summit in Brussels that drew to a close after marathon talks on Thursday night and early Friday morning,...

45. Nicosia okay with EU27's third draft

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-okay-with-eu27-s-third-draft

European leaders in Brussels were able to break a deadlock on Belarus sanctions in the wee hours at the Special Council Meeting, after Nicosia accepted a third draft warning Turkey to remain positive to avoid sanctions...

46. Michel’s first draft falls through

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/michel-s-first-draft-falls-through

Little or no progress was made at the Special European Council by Thursday early evening, with reports saying Greece and Cyprus did not agree with a draft statement on EU relations with Turkey...

47. Spanish FM stresses solidarity with Cyprus, importance of dialogue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spanish-fm-stresses-solidarity-with-cyprus-importance-of-dialogue

Spain’s Foreign Affairs Minister Arancha González Laya expressed her country’s solidarity and support for Cyprus in the face of tensions with Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean....

48. Pompeo sees window of opportunity for dialogue, in Kathimerini interview

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/pompeo-sees-window-of-opportunity-for-dialogue-in-kathimerini-interview

In an interview with Kathimerini, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo deplores the use of threats and unilateral actions as a way of resolving bilateral disputes, sending a clear signal to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....

49. Pompeo: No to unilateral actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-no-to-unilateral-actions

Following a visit to the US naval base at Souda Bay on Crete with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday reiterated his opposition to unilateral actions amid disputes between countries and, in an interview with Kathimerini, indicated that the US is prepared to “play any role that’s appropriate and useful and constructive.” ...

50. Cyprus on the menu as EU27 break bread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-the-menu-as-eu27-break-bread

European Council President Charles Michel has set aside an entire EU27 dinner to tackle the eastern Mediterranean and EU relations with Turkey, while President Erdogan has sent a letter outlying Ankara's position and a suggested way forward...

51. Spanish foreign minister drops by Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spanish-foreign-minister-drops-by-cyprus

Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha González Laya, who avoided commenting on Cyprus’ veto to sanctions against Belarus, is visiting Nicosia on Wednesday just one day ahead of a crucial Special European council in Brussels...

52. Greek FM in Cyprus ahead of Brussels summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-in-cyprus-ahead-of-brussels-summit

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is visiting Nicosia on Wednesday for talks with his Cypriot counterpart ahead of a crucial Special European Council meeting later this week...

53. Pompeo: US ‘strongly’ supports dialogue between Greece and Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-us-‘strongly-supports-dialogue-between-greece-and-turkey

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said Washington “strongly” supports dialogue between Greece and Turkey amid tensions between the two countries in the Eastern Mediterranean....

54. Judge Ankara by its actions not its words

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/judge-ankara-by-its-actions-not-its-words

Michael Rubin, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, favors a less sympathetic approach on Turkey, arguing ad hoc partnerships can put pressure on Ankara to come around...

55. What Berlin made clear to Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/what-berlin-made-clear-to-nicosia

German officials coordinating with Nicosia, after the Republic of Cyprus told the foreign affairs council that it would use its veto power if sanctions against Belarus are not linked with those against Turkey, said that the prospect of sanctions against Turkey is a distant scenario....

56. Cyprus weighs in on Armenia-Azerbaijan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-weighs-in-on-armenia-azerbaijan-clashes

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides has spoken with his Armenian counterpart, calling on all sides involved in Nagorno-Karabakh to resolve the conflict diplomatically while also accusing Azerbaijan of violating a fragile truce...

57. The EU did not act in united fashion, Cyprus President tells Le Figaro

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-eu-did-not-act-in-united-fashion-cyprus-president-tells-le-figaro

In an interview with the French daily Le Figaro published Thursday, President Nicos Anastasiades said that in responding Turkey’s actions in the eastern Mediterranean, the EU did not act in a decisive and united fashion, while refuting that Cyprus vetoed sanctions against Belarus....

58. The four scenarios after the 'veto'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-four-scenarios-after-the-veto

The decision on EU sanctions has been postponed for the meeting of the 27 leaders of member states, likely to take place on October 1 and 2 due to a case of coronavirus. At that meeting, it will become clear whether the case of Belarus will be linked with whether sanctions will be imposed on Turkey for its provocations in the Cyprus EEZ or not. Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides made it clear to the Council of Foreign Ministers that what was agreed in Berlin should be respected, in essence using his veto. Whether Nicosia will maintain this position until the end will be seen at the summit of the 27....

59. Michel pulls plug on EU leaders summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/michel-pulls-plug-on-eu-leaders-summit

European Council President Charles Michel on Tuesday postponed without prior notice this week's EU leaders summit, where the bloc’s credibility is said to on the line, saying he would isolate himself following a coronavirus scare...

60. Turkey, Greece ready to resume exploratory talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-greece-ready-to-resume-exploratory-talks

Turkey and Greece stated they are ready to resume exploratory talks to address their contested maritime claims in the eastern Mediterranean and Aegean, the Turkish presidency said, after a call between the leaders of Turkey, Germany and the European Union on Tuesday....

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