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04 June, 2020
 

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1. The growing complications of the reopening of checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-growing-complications-of-the-reopening-of-checkpoints

The discussion for the reopening of checkpoints will be anything but an easy feat, as in addition to the role played by the epidemiological situation, the matter is inevitably being politicized in view of ‘elections’ set to take place in the north, but also in light of the UNSG’s report expected around the end of June....

2. No peace talks until mandate is renewed, Akinci says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-peace-talks-until-mandate-is-renewed-akinci-says

Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci says that no progress can be made in reunification talks with the Republic of Cyprus if Turkish Cypriots in the breakaway north do not renew his mandate....

3. Cyprus condemns vandalism at mosque

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-condemns-vandalism-at-limassol-mosque

Limassol police are investigating an incident of vandalism at Koprulu mosque, after gasoline bombs were thrown at the building and graffiti found spray-painted on the outer fence...

4. Negative coronavirus test certificate needed to go through crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/negative-coronavirus-test-certificate-needed-to-go-through-crossings

With the partial opening of checkpoints on June 8, as agreed by the island’s two leaders on Thursday, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou said that in addition to the enclaved, Greek Cypriots who resettled in their villages in the breakaway north will also be allowed to pass through crossing points....

5. First steps taken for the reopening of checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-steps-taken-for-the-reopening-of-checkpoints

Substantial steps were taken on Thursday by the leaders of the island’s divided communities toward the reopening of crossing points, with the two agreeing that as a first step, certain groups of people will be allowed to cross through checkpoints as of June 8....

6. Cyprus comes together to put out fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-comes-together-to-put-out-fires

Authorities on both sides of divided Cyprus were battling with fires over the weekend, with students in the north ordered to evacuate their dorms and residents in the south grabbing garden hoses to put out flames in their backyards...

7. UNSG calls on two sides to cooperate on pandemic, opening of crossings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsg-calls-on-two-sides-to-cooperate-on-pandemic-opening-of-crossings

The leaders on both sides of the Cyprus divide received a letter from UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who called for cooperation in dealing with the pandemic and in lifting restrictions at crossings....

8. Pressure mounting on T/C leadership to reopen checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressure-mounting-toward-t-c-leadership-for-reopening-of-checkpoints

Several Turkish Cypriot groups are stepping up pressure toward the leadership in the north to reopen checkpoints as soon as possible, given that the coronavirus pandemic appears to be fully recovering on both sides of the divide....

9. Cooperation and Transparency Needed to Fight COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cooperation-and-transparency-needed-to-fight-covid-19

In today’s age of social media, it has unfortunately become normal to see false information reach a broad audience instantaneously through the Interne...

10. North Cyprus bars entry to citizens from all countries, including Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-cyprus-bars-entry-to-citizens-from-all-countries-including-turkey

In a further escalation of measures amid the unfolding coronavirus health crisis, the north moved to bar entry from land, air, and sea, to all third country nationals, including Turkish nationals....

11. Elections in the north postponed for six months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-in-the-north-postponed-for-six-months

Elections in the north that were set to take place in April have been postponed for six months amid mounting chain reactions of the coronavirus outbreak, Turkish Cypriot media reported on Tuesday....

12. Additional COVID-19 protection measures announced in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/additional-covid-19-protection-measures-announced-in-the-north

Turkish Cypriot ministers agreed on several additional coronavirus protection measures on Friday during their third emergency session on the unfolding pandemic....

13. Confirmed cases continue to rise, total reaches 14

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confirmed-cases-continue-to-rise-total-reaches-14

The coronavirus outbreak continued to grow on the island on Friday after four additional coronavirus cases were confirmed, raising the total to 14 in government-controlled areas, while three new cases in the north raised the figure to five....

14. Eight Turkish Cypriots rushed to hospital after Ledra checkpoint protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-turkish-cypriots-rushed-to-hospital-after-ledra-checkpoint-protest

Protesters gathered on both sides of the Ledra Street divide on Saturday to demonstrate against the closure of four checkpoints by the government of the Republic of Cyprus, a move it said was part of a bundle of coronavirus protection measures but which has been criticized as a measure veiling ulterior political motives....

15. Anastasiades dubs UNFICYP position 'unfortunate' intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-dubs-unficyp-position-unfortunate-intervention

President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday described the statement issued by UNFICYP as “unfortunate”, noting that such announcements go beyond its mission as a peacekeeping force....

16. Checkpoint closures to be extended until Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/checkpoint-closures-to-be-extended-until-monday

The closure of four crossing points last Saturday, in what the Government said would be a one-week temporary precaution against coronavirus outbreak, will be extended until Monday, the National Council agreed on Thursday....

17. Akinci tells UNFICYP head coronavirus has nothing to do with checkpoint closures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-tells-unficyp-head-coronavirus-has-nothing-to-do-with-checkpoint-closures

The Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci met with UNFICYP head Elizabeth Spehar on Wednesday to discuss the move by the Greek Cypriot Government to shut four crossings along then UN-controlled Buffer Zone last week....

18. Μeasures needed to curb flow of migrants through Green Line, Anastasiades tells Akinci

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-needed-to-curb-flow-of-migrants-through-green-line-anastasiades-tells-akinci

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades expressed grave concern about the “organised and increasing illegal flow of migrants through the Green Line” and told the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, that measures need to be taken. ...

19. EU Commission notified of checkpoint closures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-notified-of-checkpoint-closures

The European Commission has been informed of the temporary closing of four checkpoints, and said it would continue monitoring the situation closely in order to ensure that each closure and health checks remain in accordance with the Green Line Regulation....

20. Shutting checkpoints not part of the deal, Akinci says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shutting-checkpoints-not-part-of-the-deal-akinci-says

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci said that unilateral actions by either community for coronavirus protection, such as the closing of checkpoints, had not been agreed upon by the two leaders during the Bicommunal Technical Committee on Health meeting they co-chaired earlier in February, but stressed there is no need for panic....

21. Two die after hospital fire in north Nicosia, President Anastasiades offers help

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/one-dead-after-hospital-fire-in-north-nicosia

A fire broke out at a hospital in north Nicosia, with reports pointing to at least two deaths after officials ordered the evacuation of an entire unit with heart patients...

22. Christodoulides talks Turkish activity in EEZ, Varosha with UNSG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-talks-turkish-activity-in-eez-varosha-with-unsg

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Geneva on Monday....

23. Akinci brushes off Varosha talk as election gimmick, Anastasiades calls for bicommunal committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akinci-brushes-off-varosha-talk-as-election-gimmick

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci has suggested that Varosha, a southern suburb of Famagusta that has been fenced off and abandoned since Turkey invaded northern Cyprus, is being used as an election gimmick, adding that he supports UN-backed efforts to reopen the ghost town....

24. UK 'deplores' Turkey's actions in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-deplores-turkey-s-actions-in-cyprus-eez

The British Government’s position regarding the Cyprus issue and Turkey’s activity within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus does not change now that the UK has exited the European Union, the Minister for Europe Christopher Pincher said. ...

25. Cavusoglu slams Akinci after comment that Turkey-north annexation would be 'horrible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-slams-akinci-after-comment-that-turkey-north-annexation-would-be-horrible

“I’ve never worked with a more unreliable politician,” the Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu said on Monday, referring to the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci in response to an interview where Akinci said the prospect of Crimea-style annexation with Turkey was “horrible”....

26. Cypriot leaders vow to fight virus together

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-leaders-vow-to-fight-virus-together

The two Cypriot leaders of divided Cyprus co-chaired a health meeting on Monday and agreed to increase cooperation in the fight against the coronavirus...

27. Two leaders to meet for coronavirus cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-leaders-to-meet-to-discuss-coronavirus-cooperation

President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci will meet next Monday to discuss possible ways of cooperation in view of protecting the Cyprus population, both Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots, from the coronavirus....

28. Cyprus ready for five-party meeting, Anastasiades tells Lute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-for-five-party-meeting-anastasiades-tells-lute

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades shared a phone call on Wednesday with UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute, expressing his readiness to take part in an informal five-party conference with the aim of reaching an agreement on the terms of reference that would allow the resumption of peace talks....

29. Cyprus hopes cooler heads will prevail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-cooler-heads-will-prevail

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday said he hoped more sensible ideas would prevail regarding the situation in the Middle East, while sources expect "no unpleasant surprises” ahead of a mandate review for UN peacekeeping on the island...

30. Pompeo to visit Cyprus next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-to-visit-cyprus-next-week

US State Secretary Mike Pompeo is scheduled to visit Cyprus next week where he will meet separately with the two leaders and reaffirm his country’s support for a UN-led effort to reunify the island under a federal roof...

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