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17 February, 2020
 

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1. Dendias in Algeria to discuss Libya crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-dendias-in-algeria-to-discuss-libya-crisis

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is visiting Algeria on Thursday to meet with counterpart Sabri Boukadoum, the ministry said in a press release....

2. House President continues contacts in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-continues-contacts-in-australia

President of the House of Representatives Demetris Syllouris continued his contacts in Australia, in the framework of an official visit heading a parliamentary delegation, during which he discussed the Cyprus issue, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey’s military operations, avoiding double taxation, and bilateral cooperation. ...

3. Israeli FM director-general in Athens for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-fm-director-general-in-athens-for-talks

Israel’s Foreign Ministry director-general Yuval Rotem will visit Athens Wednesday for talks with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and other officials, the Israeli embassy announced....

4. Italian Navy frigate departs from Larnaca port after joint military exercise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italian-navy-frigate-departs-from-larnaca-port-after-joint-military-exercise

The Italian Navy’s frigate Virginio Fasan departed from the Larnaca port on Tuesday after being docked there from February 8 to 10 as part of patrolling operations in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Italian embassy in Nicosia announced....

5. House President praises Australia’s principled stance over Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-praises-australia-s-principled-stance-over-cyprus

Australia is a friendly country that supports Cyprus and retains a principled stance vis-à-vis the Cyprus problem, said the President of the House of Representatives, Demetris Syllouris, who is paying an official visit to the country as head of an inter-party delegation....

6. Greek FM in Malta for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-in-malta-for-talks

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is visiting Malta on Wednesday for talks with the country’s President George Vella as well as with European and Foreign Affairs Minister Evarist Bartolo....

7. House President holds meeting with outgoing Ambassador of Japan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-president-holds-meeting-with-outgoing-ambassador-of-japan

Cyprus House President Demetris Syllouris met on Tuesday with the outgoing Ambassador of Japan in Cyprus, Shinichi Nakatsugawa....

8. Greece not trying to create ‘anti-Turkish front,’ Greek FM says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-not-trying-to-create-‘anti-turkish-front-greek-fm-says

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias says Greece is not trying to drum up opposition against Turkey but rather support for what is reasonable and would enable more cooperation in the Mediterranean....

9. Nicosia and Athens condemn Ankara's illegal drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-and-athens-condemn-ankara-s-illegal-drilling-plan

The Government of Cyprus publicly condemned Turkey’s newly planned illegal drilling within the Exclusive Economic Zone and continental shelf of the Republic of Cyprus, while the Greek Foreign Ministry strongly condemned Turkey΄s plans, stressing that their actions have neither legal effect nor create fait accompli....

10. Libya summit will not discuss maritime borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-official-says-libya-summit-will-not-discuss-maritime-borders

The summit that will be held in Berlin this Sunday, January 19th, to try to find a path to peace for Libya will not discuss a contentious deal signed between Turkey and Libya on maritime borders, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, responding to a question on why Greece was not invited to the conference, despite its request to participate....

11. President: Cyprus does what is necessary for stability and peace in the region

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-cyprus-does-what-is-necessary-for-stability-and-peace-in-the-region

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday, January 14th, that the government does whatever is necessary, through diplomatic means, in order for international law, stability and peace in the region to prevail....

12. Greece has asked Germany to participate in Libya summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-has-asked-germany-to-participate-in-libya-summit

Greece has asked to attend a summit in Berlin which will discuss a path to peace in Libya, government spokesman Stelios Petsas revealed on Tuesday...

13. 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...

14. Cypriot FM bets on economic diplomacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-foreign-minister-bets-on-economic-diplomacy

Economic diplomacy is indispensable, Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides said on Wednesday, adding the Foreign Ministry has elevated economic diplomacy to one of its top priorities...

15. Pence urges Erdogan to halt operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pence-urges-erdogan-to-halt-operation

US Vice President Mike Pence met President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on Thursday on a mission to persuade him to halt an offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, but Turkish officials said the action would continue regardless...

16. 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...

17. Pompeo opts for diplomacy over Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-opts-for-diplomavy-over-cyprus-eez

The new defense deal signed between Athens and Washington will contribute to Greece’s security, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Kathimerini in a recent interview, while staying firm on diplomatic efforts regarding Cyprus' EEZ...

18. 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....

19. 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: ...

20. Mitsotakis in New York – opportunities, substance, results

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mitsotakis-in-new-york-–-opportunities-substance-results

This week will see the first appearance of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the United Nations General Assembly. He will make the customary speech before the plenary and be received by the UN secretary-general. However, the substance will be in the meetings that are to take place on the sidelines of the proceedings. ...

21. 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...

22. Cyprus FM highlights need for regional cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-highlights-need-for-regional-cooperation-in-the-eastern-mediterranean

The Eastern Mediterranean is the only region in the world without a regional organization and this is something that we have to work on, Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides said on Thursday evening. ...

23. US ambassador cautions Nicosia over 5G

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-ambassador-cautions-nicosia-over-5g

Nicosia is feeling the pressure over 5G technology as the Republic is caught in an international tech war between superpowers, only months away from state-owned Cyta making a move to upgrade its network...

24. Saudi minister makes historic visit to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-minister-makes-historic-visit-to-cyprus

Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, Ibrahim Bin Abdulaziz Al–Assaf, paid an official visit to Cyprus on Wednesday, the first ever in the history of diplomatic relations between the two countries...

25. More US energy companies to operate in Cyprus, US Ambassador says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-us-energy-companies-to-operate-in-cyprus-us-ambassador-says

US Ambassador to Cyprus Judith Garber expressed on Wednesday evening her conviction that more US energy companies will operate in Cyprus, joining ExxonMobil and Noble Energy. She was addressing a business dinner of the American Chamber of Commerce in Cyprus, in Nicosia, in the presence of Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides...

26. Tangible rewards for alliance-building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tangible-rewards-for-alliance-building

Greece's military spending has shrunk dramatically as a result of the crisis, widening the defense gap with Turkey. Successive Greek governments have spent billions on armaments over the past few decades, yet there is very little to show for it in terms of a defense industry. After an ambitious start, state-owned firms such as the Hellenic Aerospace Industry (EAV) and others were gradually choked by mismanagement from political parties and unionism...

27. Moscow irked by EU sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moscow-irked-by-eu-sanctions-against-turkey

Moscow “cannot accept” the European Union's decision to slap Turkey with sanctions over its illegal drilling for hydrocarbon deposits in Cyprus' exclusive economic zone, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova was quoted by the TASS news agency as saying at a briefing on Wednesday. ...

28. Cyprus, diplomacy and the dizzying gas effect

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-diplomacy-and-the-dizzying-gas-effect

The spin on political developments in Cyprus has had a dizzying effect on the public but state institutions seem unshaken...

29. Playing with fire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/playing-with-fire

The emerging crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean over Turkey’s drilling activities in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) raise the prospect of an open Greco-Turkish conflict to a level higher than anytime since the Imia crisis...

30. Motive behind tanker attacks unclear

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/motive-behind-tanker-attacks-unclear
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