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23 August, 2019


Displaying results 1-30 of 77 matches for query UNFICYP.

1. UN caution against hunting in the buffer zone

The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus says hunting in the buffer zone is a security risk and strictly prohibited....

2. All set for Akinci-Anastasiades meeting as President calls for leaders council

In statements in Limassol after President Anastasiades had a meeting with UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus and head of UNFICYP Elizabeth Spehar, Prodromou announced that “Anastasiades has convened a meeting with political party leaders on Monday, August 5, at 1030 hrs to hold discussions in view of his meeting with Akinci.” ...

3. UNFICYP mandate renewal sends message of urgency for resumption of Cyprus talks, US diplomat says

US Mission’s to the UN Political Coordinator Rodney Hunter has said that his country believes UNFICYP’s new mandate sends a message that the two leaders, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci "must work with a sense of urgency" to resume reunification talks. He also expressed disappointment with the lack of progress since the Conference on Cyprus in 2017 but expressed the belief that a settlement "remains achievable." ...

4. Lacroix-Anastasiades discuss UNFICYP’s mandate

Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Wednesday that President Anastasiades had the opportunity to raise the matter of Turkey’s provocations within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) as well as his efforts for the resumption of reunification talks during a meeting with Jean-Pierre Lacroix, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations. ...

5. UNFICYP mandate extended for another six months

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has recommended that the Security Council extends UNFICYP’s mandate until January 31, 2020 in recognition of its continued contribution to the maintenance of peace and stability. ...

6. President intends to meet Spehar ahead of the UNSC consultations on UNFICYP

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, intends to have a meeting and discuss with the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative and head of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) Elizabeth Spehar, prior to her departure for New York, where she will brief the UN Security Council on July 19, ahead of the adoption of the resolution for the renewal of UNFICYP’s mandate on July 30, CNA has learned....

7. 'No reason to panic' over stray missile

Turkish Cypriot officials confirmed Monday that they believe a part of a Russian-made S200 missile reached Cyprus early morning and caused multiple explosions, while a team of Turkish experts is traveling to the island to conduct tests...

8. North and south exchange murder suspects

An exchange of murder suspects took place between north and south on Thursday, with officials on both sides of divided Cyprus sending a clear message against impunity for crimes...

9. Palmer: Ankara has been repeatedly advised to change course

10. Garber: US deeply concerned by Turkey's intention to drill off Cyprus

11. US Deputy Assistant Secretary Palmer holds meetings in Nicosia

12. It takes two to tango US official says

13. British PM opposes Turkey’s planned drilling activities

14. Farmer disputes break out in Denia

Greek Cypriot farmers were once again turned away from disputed land in the buffer zone, with reports suggesting they entered an area without permission...

15. President in Beijing for Belt and Road Forum

16. President Anastasiades: Political cost preferable to letting go of Finance Minister

17. Hunt - Christodoulides discuss Brexit, Cyprus Problem

18. Cyprus treads carefully in Moscow visit

19. Requiem for the Missing

When I was writing in 1994 the lyrics to a song called “Tou Vagori” about 1619 missing persons in Cyprus, I never expected less than a year later I would be discovering completely by accident that the correct number was not 1619 and the Missing were not just Greek Cypriots...

20. The Importance of Integrity

21. US: ''Perpetual peacekeeping missions unacceptable''

22. Turkey to pay damages in Guzelyurtlu case

The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights issued a final ruling in the Guzelyurtlu case against Turkey and Turkish Cypriot authorities in the north, holding both financially liable while clearing the Republic of Cyprus over lack of cooperation allegations...

23. Spehar to brief UN Security Council on renewal of UNFICYP

24. Grand Chamber to rule in Guzelyurtlu case

The European Court of Hunan Rights will deliver a Grand Chamber judgment next week in the Guzelyurtlu case, with experts anticipating a more direct ruling this time...

25. UNFICYP report: Both sides demonstrated incomplete cooperation with the mission

26. Unofficial report says UNFICYP stays

27. Spehar holds meetings with leaders before departing for New York

28. UNFICYP report to be handed to Security Council members

29. UNFICYP welcomes new force commander

30. Government expects UNFICYP mandate to be renewed