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1. Erdogan keeps suspense as he helicopters to drillship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-keeps-suspense-as-he-helicopters-to-drillship

Suspense in Nicosia and Athens were unceremoniously put on hold on Tuesday when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the launch of the country’s Abdulhamid Han drill ship in contested waters off Cyprus but was in no hurry to share coordinates...

2. Palestinian leader drops by Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abu-mazen-drops-by-nicosia

The Palestinian leader embarked on an official visit to the Republic of Cyprus this week, just days after Washington restored a line of communication with him and while energy talk in the region continues...

3. Russia will free up Ukrainian ports to allow grain exports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-will-free-up-ukrainian-ports-to-allow-grain-exports

Russia and Turkey on Wednesday voiced support for the creation of a safe maritime corridor in the Black Sea so Ukraine can export grain to global markets amid an escalating world food crisis....

4. Nicosia on the defense over ill-timed Israeli drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-on-the-defense-over-ill-timed-israeli-drill

Cypriot diplomats were on the defensive this week after a joint military exercise with Israel sent jitters in the region, with Nicosia finding itself in a predicament with Tehran and Beirut as well as usual suspect Turkey...

5. Greece on high alert after Turkish provocations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-on-high-alert-after-turkish-provocations

Greece’s armed forces in the Eastern Aegean have been placed on high alert due to Turkey’s continued threats, expressed in recent days by high-ranking officials of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government....

6. Turkey 'not bluffing' over Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-not-bluffing-over-greek-islands

Greece must withdraw its military from the Aegean islands or Turkey “will take matters further,” Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned on Thursday, adding that Ankara is prepared to challenge their sovereignty....

7. Israel reassures Turkey over Cyprus drill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-reassures-turkey-over-cyprus-drill

A 'new chapter' in relations between Ankara and Jerusalem was launched this week during a visit to Israel by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who reportedly sought an explanation regarding a large-scale military drill said to take place in Cyprus over the weekend...

8. Biden praises Greek position over war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-praises-greek-position-over-war-in-ukraine

US President Joe Biden has thanked Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for Athens’ 'moral leadership' following the Russian invasion in Ukraine in late February...

9. Disquiet in Nicosia over NATO and sanctions talk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disquiet-in-nicosia-over-sanctions-and-nato-talk

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says Nicosia will implement only targeted measures against Russia while talk of the island joining NATO is premature, citing Ankara that appeared to be pumping the brakes on western alliance expansion over hostility from current member Greece and two likely Nordic applicants...

10. Nuland: New pipelines will be needed in the eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nuland-new-pipelines-will-be-needed-in-the-eastern-mediterranean

New gas discoveries and pipelines will need to be made in the eastern Mediterranean, US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said after her meetings in Turkey, adding that "it is in our interest to have strong relations between Turkey and Israel....

11. Ukraine and Russia draw up neutrality plan to end war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-and-russia-draw-up-neutrality-plan-to-end-war

Ukraine and Russia have made significant progress on a tentative 15-point peace plan including a ceasefire and Russian withdrawal if Kyiv declares neutrality and accepts limits on its armed forces, according to three people involved in the talks....

12. Cyprus bets on trust amid Turkey-Israel flirt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bets-on-trust-amid-turkey-israel-flirt

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides says Nicosia is confident it won’t be sidelined as Israeli President Isaac Herzog prepares for a historic trip to Ankara but not before popping in for a visit to Cyprus as trust in the region is put to the test by all key players...

13. Erdogan threatens ‘highest-level warning’ over Aegean islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-threatens-‘highest-level-warning-over-aegean-islands

Turkey is prepared to issue “a warning at the highest level” if Greece does not change its position with regards to the demilitarization of the Aegean islands, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday....

14. Greece rejects Turkish demand for demilitarization of islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-rejects-turkish-demand-for-demilitarization-of-islands

Greece rejected on Thursday Turkey’s latest demand to demilitarize its islands, saying they “go beyond simple logic.”...

15. Cavusoglu reiterates warning on demilitarization of Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-reiterates-warning-on-demilitarization-of-greek-islands

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu reiterated on Thursday its call on Greece to demilitarize the islands, warning that if Athens does not change its stance, then the debate questioning their sovereignty will begin....

16. Turkey insists on demilitarization of islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-insists-on-demilitarization-of-islands

Reiterating that Greece must demilitarize its islands, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has taken issue with official celebrations over the weekend on nearby Chios and Samos, calling them a “provocation.”...

17. Erdogan should focus on his economy, not Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/erdogan-should-focus-on-his-economy-not-greece

With the Turkish lira continuing its precipitous slide, the risk of capital controls looming dangerously and Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s legal adviser even going so far as to consider that declaring a state of emergency might be needed...

18. Minutes shed light on Turkish intransigence at Crans-Montana Cyprus talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minutes-shed-light-on-turkish-intransigence-at-crans-montana-cyprus-talks

The official minutes of a meeting between UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on July 6, 2017,...

19. Cavusoglu boos Greek ‘maximalist demands’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-boos-greek-‘maximalist-demands

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara is in favor of settling maritime disputes fairly and in accordance with international law against 'maximalist demands' by Greeks and Greek Cypriots...

20. Putin wants UN guarantees for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-wants-un-guarantees-for-cyprus

Russian President Vladimir Putin says breaches of UN resolutions on Cyprus are 'inadmissible' in a letter response to his Cypriot counterpart, adding that Moscow backs a federation-based settlement and calls for all permanent members of the Security Council to take on guarantees for the island...

21. Cavusoglu visit sets threshold in Cyprus talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-visit-sets-threshold-in-cyprus-talks

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara does not accept the mentality that Turkish Cypriots are a minority in Cyprus, accusing Greek Cypriots of denying equality between the two communities while also pulling favors from the European Union...

22. Athens irked over Cavusoglu’s minority tweet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-irked-over-cavusoglu-s-minority-tweet

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Sunday began his trip to Greece, with a tweet about an unofficial visit to the northeastern province of Thrace prompting angry reactions from Athens...

23. Jam-packed day in Geneva underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jam-packed-day-in-geneva-underway

UN chief Antonio Guterres started his day with a full plate on Wednesday, with reports saying efforts could be made to draft a joint statement in Geneva despite the two Cypriot leaders reportedly painting different pictures of their priorities during the 5+1 meeting...

24. Search for common ground on Cyprus begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/search-for-common-ground-on-cyprus-begins

The United Nations are launching in Geneva their latest effort in the Cyprus Problem, with an informal 5+1 meeting starting Tuesday in search for common ground despite the two sides on the divided island having denounced each other’s official position...

25. Christodoulides: Failure in Geneva won’t benefit anyone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-failure-in-geneva-won-t-benefit-anyone

A failure of the informal five-party summit would constitute a negative development for all participants, Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said in an interview with Kathimerini Cyprus' Marina Economides, just before the new UN-led initiative was set to kick off in Geneva on Tuesday....

26. Biden says Armenian deaths were genocide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-says-wwi-armenian-deaths-were-genocide

US President Joe Biden kept a campaign promise on Saturday, saying massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire constituted genocide, a move vehemently denounced by Turkey amid frayed ties between the two NATO allies...

27. Greek, Turkish ministers stand their ground

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-turkish-foreign-ministers-stand-their-ground

Greek and Turkish foreign ministers Nikos Dendias and Mevlut Cavusoglu hailed the relaunch of exploratory talks between Athens and Ankara and called for a de-escalation of tension, but both stood their ground on key issues dividing the two sides in an unusually frank press conference following their meeting in Ankara on Thursday...

28. Turkey says ‘sofagate’ unfair criticism from EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-‘sofagate-unfair-criticism-from-eu

Turkey has blamed the European Union for seating arrangements that left European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen standing without a chair during formalities at the Presidential Palace in Ankara...

29. Borrell determined to carry out EUCO mandate on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-determined-to-carry-out-euco-mandate-on-turkey

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades said clarifications about the EU’s role at the informal conference of Cyprus set to take place in Geneva in late April may arise after the visit expected to be paid to Turkey by EU officials....

30. Cavusoglu to meet Dendias in Turkey in April

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-to-meet-dendias-in-turkey-in-april

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday he would meet his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias in Turkey on April 14, after the NATO members resumed talks to seek common ground in a decades-old maritime dispute....

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