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15 December, 2019
 

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1. Guterres committed to explore possibility to convene five-party meeting on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secretary-general-committed-to-explore-possibility-to-convene-informal-five-party-meeting-on-cyprus

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday that he committed to explore with the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and the guarantor powers the possibility to convene an informal five party meeting on Cyprus “at an appropriate stage”, following an informal dinner in Berlin attended by both leaders. ...

2. All set in Berlin for low-key dinner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-set-for-low-key-dinner

The two Cypriot leaders are hours away from having an informal dinner together with the UN Secretary General in Berlin, where they have been invited for an assessment of next steps regarding a possible resumption of talks on the divided island...

3. Cyprus President saddened over latest statements by Turkish FM

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-saddened-over-latest-statements-by-turkish-fm

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Monday that he was saddened to hear about the latest statements by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, noting that “they convey in essence the message that the Turkish side is not returning to the negotiating table if the requirements it is putting forward are not met.”...

4. President stresses political determination ahead of Berlin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-stresses-political-determination-ahead-of-berlin-as-nicosia-condemns-ankara-s-new-drilling-attempt

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades stressed on Friday his determination and political will to attend a meeting in Berlin, later this month, with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, in a positive and creative spirit, aiming to conclude the terms of reference “whatever the Turkish intentions are.”...

5. Turkey reacts to EU sanctions over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-reacts-to-eu-sanctions-over-cyprus

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the European Union’s decision to sanction Turkey over drilling off the coast of Cyprus could disrupt talks with the bloc, and he warned that Turkey could send captured Islamic State fighters to Europe...

6. World’s last divided capital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-s-last-divided-capital

As the world commemorates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullet-riddled sandstone walls of abandoned, crumbling homes and concrete machine gun nests dotting Cyprus' no man's land serve as a jarring reminder of another divided capital — the world's last — on Europe's southeastern frontier...

7. Lute to return to Cyprus ahead of Berlin leaders' meeting with the UNSG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-to-return-to-cyprus-ahead-of-berlin-leaders-meeting-with-the-unsg

In mid-November, the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Cyprus, Jane Holl Lute will be in Cyprus to prepare for the meeting of the leaders with the SG in Berlin....

8. UN diplomat expresses concern over uncertainty for the resumption of negotations on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-diplomat-expresses-concern-over-uncertainty-for-the-resumption-of-negotations-on-cyprus

The UN Secretary General’s Special Representative and head of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) Elizabeth Spehar has said that uncertainty regarding the prospects for the resumption of the negotiations aiming to solve the Cyprus problem remains a concern, adding that “these are crucial times both on the island and in the region.”...

9. Akinci stands ground in Facebook fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-stands-ground-in-facebook-fallout

Political parties in the north are scrambling to pass a mutual statement through the assembly following controversial comments made by the Turkish Cypriot leader regarding Ankara’s offensive in Syria...

10. Security Council to address Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-to-address-varosha

A UN press release is expected on Wednesday in response to the Republic of Cyprus’ resort will resort to the Security Council over Turkey’s moves concerning Varosha...

11. Nicosia uses all legal, political and diplomatic means at its disposal to face Turkey's new provocations, spokesman says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-uses-all-legal-political-and-diplomatic-means-at-its-disposal-to-face-turkey-s-new-provocations-spokesman-says

The Republic of Cyprus uses all the legal, political and diplomatic means at its disposal to address new Turkish provocations in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Friday, following the meeting of the National Council under Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades....

12. UK deplores any drilling in the waters close to Cyprus, supports Cyprus' right to extract oils

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-deplores-any-drilling-in-the-waters-close-to-cyprus-supports-cyprus-right-to-extract-oils

Britain deplores any drilling in the waters close to Cyprus and supports Cyprus’ right to extract oils in its Exclusive Economic Zone, British Minister for Europe Christopher Pincher, said on Friday, adding at the same time that the oil wealth should be extracted for the benefit of all Cypriots on the island of Cyprus....

13. Nicosia monitors closely the course of Turkish drill-ship «Yavuz» in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-monitors-closely-the-course-of-turkish-drill-ship-yavuz-in-cyprus-eez

Nicosia monitors closely the course of Turkish drill-ship “Yavuz” within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Republic of Cyprus awaiting further developments....

14. Cyprus resorts to UN Security Council over Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-resorts-to-un-security-council-over-varosha

In statements to the press late on Friday after having completed all his meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Anastasiades expressed his satisfaction about the outcome of his “interesting and extremely important” meeting with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the understanding with which Cyprus’ positions were received by the five Security Council permanent members. ...

15. President’s jet turns back to JFK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-jet-turns-back-to-jfk

The plane carrying the president of the Republic of Cyprus was forced to turn back to the airport due to a windscreen problem in the cockpit...

16. Anastasiades: We accept political equality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-we-accept-political-equality

In this context and following a call from the Secretary General for an agreed basis for the resumption of negotiations, there is an understanding by the leaders of the two communities that the relevant “Terms of Reference” should comprise the following elements: ...

17. A first step in an effort to reset Greek-Turkish relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-first-step-in-an-effort-to-reset-greek-turkish-relations

The Greek government reportedly sees Wednesday’s first meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Change Summit in New York as a first step in the effort to reset Greek-Turkish relations. ...

18. Pompeo warns Turkey to respect resolutions on Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-warns-turkey-to-respect-resolutions-on-varosha

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday assured Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides that any unilateral actions by Turkey to reopen Varosha would be against UN resolutions and would hamper any efforts to resume peace talks, state news agency ANA-MPA reported. ...

19. Niyazi against Turkish language holdup

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/niyazi-against-turkish-language-holdup

Cypriot MEP Niyazi Kizilyurek is calling on the European Commission to clarify why the EU is slow-walking the process of making Turkish an official language of the EU...

20. Cypriot FM crashes Turkish FM’s interview

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fm-crashes-turkish-fm-s-interview

The Foreign Minister of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Christodoulides, had a two-minute exchange with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in front of cameras, highlighting their different approaches to the current peace talks...

21. Cyprus hotels to take a €60 million hit as thousands stranded by Thomas Cook collapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hotels-to-take-a-€60-million-hit-as-thousands-stranded-by-thomas-cook-collapse

Officials at the Deputy Ministry of Tourism are scrambling to ascertain the impact of the collapse of Thomas Cook on the Cypriot hotel industry. ...

22. Thomas Cook goes bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thomas-cook-goes-bust

The world’s oldest travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed on Monday, leaving hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers stranded around the world including Cyprus ...

23. Johnson calls Anastasiades to touch base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-calls-anastasiades-to-touch-base

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with President Nicos Anastasiades over the phone on Wednesday, discussing the latest developments regarding UK’s withdrawal from the European Union...

24. Anastasiades: Turkey’s aim for control scuppers peace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-turkey-s-aim-for-control-scuppers-peace

Turkey is undercutting efforts to quickly revive peace talks aimed at solving Cyprus’ decades-long ethnic split by imposing unacceptable terms, the island nation’s president said Tuesday...

25. Israel's Netanyahu fights for record fifth term

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-netanyahu-fights-for-record-fifth-term-in-do-over-election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics. ...

26. 'We don’t give up hope' after inconclusive effort

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/we-don-t-give-up-hope-after-inconclusive-effort

We don’t give up hope, there is an ongoing process said the President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, after attending an informal social gathering on Friday with the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci and UN envoy Jane Holl Lute, in the United Nations Protected Area, in Nicosia ...

27. Lute still thrashing out terms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-still-thrashing-out-terms-of-reference

A new meeting has been for Thursday between President Nicos Anastasiades and UN envoy Jane Lute, aimed at reaching an agreement on the terms of reference for the resumption of Cyprus peace talks...

28. Escrow account the key to Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/escrow-account-the-key-to-cyprus-eez

Kathimerini reports that President Anastasiades, in an effort to de-escalate tensions in the Cypriot exclusive economic, proposed the creation of an escrow account that would safeguard the Turkish Cypriot community's share from the natural gas proceeds...

29. Lute holds follow-up meetings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lute-holds-follow-up-meetings

A UN effort on Sunday to sound out the two Cypriot leaders in a possible way forward in resuming peace talks is set to continue Monday with the follow-up meetings...

30. South hands over murder suspect to north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-hands-over-murder-suspect-to-north

Another murder suspect is in police custody in the north in connection with the murder of a Turkish Cypriot businessman, after Greek Cypriot police handed Azmad Ali Virk over to UN officials...

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