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20 October, 2019
 

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1. EU heads come through on Turkey conclusions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-heads-come-through-on-turkey-conclusions

The European Council endorses the Foreign Affairs Council conclusions on Turkey’s drilling and reaffirms its solidarity with Cyprus, according to the conclusions adopted after the first day of the EU leaders Summit in Brussels...

2. Tell-all interview with Christopher Pincher

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-tell-interview-with-christopher-pincher

Brexit would not change the relationship between the United Kingdom and Cyprus, according to British Minister Christopher Pincher, who gave a tell-all interview to Kathimerini Cyprus...

3. Nicosia awaits EU council decisions on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-awaits-eu-council-decisions

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades expressed on Tuesday his satisfaction over the decision of EU Foreign Ministers with regard to Turkey’s illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, and said he expected the European Council to endorse sanctions in its upcoming meeting...

4. Ankara calls EU decisions ‘unlawful and biased'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-calls-eu-decisions-‘unlawful-and-biased

Turkey's Foreign Ministry has rejected and condemned decisions taken by the European Union to suspend arms exports to Turkey following Ankara's northeast Syria incursion and drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean...

5. Cyprus says frigate underlines French support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-frigate-underlines-french-support

Cypriot Defence Minister Savvas Angelides says a French frigate within the Cypriot EEZ was not intended to militarize a situation but to show support from France towards the Republic’s sovereign rights...

6. Tusk sides with Nicosia over Turkish actions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tusk-sides-with-nicosia-over-turkish-activities

European Council President Donald Tusk has reiterated EU solidarity towards Nicosia, in light of new Turkish drilling activities off the coast of Cyprus...

7. Anastasiades to broach EEZ during Tusk visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-to-broach-eez-during-tusk-visit

European Council President Donald Tusk is meeting on Friday with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades to discuss Turkish activities in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ)...

8. Spokesman says Turkey invaded Cypriot waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spokesman-says-turkey-invaded-cypriot-waters

Cypriot government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou has condemned Turkish activities inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) describing it as an invasion of the Mediterranean island’s maritime domain...

9. Egypt, Cyprus, Greece condemn gas exploration by Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-cyprus-greece-condemn-gas-exploration-by-turkey

Egypt, Cyprus, and Greece are condemning an "unlawful and unacceptable" bid by Turkey to drill inside waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights....

10. Cairo summit underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cairo-summit-underway

A summit held between Cyprus, Greece, and Egypt was taking place Tuesday in Cairo, with President Anastasiades drawing attention to international law amidst challenges posed by Turkish drilling off the island’s southern coast...

11. 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...

12. Greece says EU to decide response to Turkey's Cyprus drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-says-eu-to-decide-response-to-turkey-s-cyprus-drilling

Greece's foreign minister says top diplomats from European Union member states will decide next week on how to respond to Turkey's bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has licensed European energy companies to conduct a hydrocarbons search....

13. Yavuz to start drilling off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yavuz-to-start-drilling-off-cyprus

Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez on Monday says Yavuz will start drilling for hydrocarbon deposits within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone “today or tomorrow,” in what Nicosia says is a “serious escalation” by Ankara...

14. Turkish ships disturb Cypriot waters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-ships-disturb-cypriot-waters

Nicosia and Athens are calling on Turkey to back off following Ankara’s decision to send more ships off the southern coast of Cyprus...

15. 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....

16. 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....

17. Yavuz on its way to a new well

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/yavuz-is-on-its-way-to-a-new-well-donmez-said

Turkey is sending an oil and gas drilling ship to waters off southern Cyprus where Greek Cypriot authorities have already awarded exploration rights to Italian and French companies, according to Turkish statements on Thursday....

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. US Embargo on Turkish drilling in East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-embargo-on-turkish-drilling-in-east-med

Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet reported yesterday on the reasons for the departure of the drillship Yavuz from Karpasia and the expected departure of Fatih currently off the coast of Paphos. It confirms the difficulties faced by the two Turkish drilling rigs that are related to the reluctance of major firms to cooperate with Turkey in the supply of materials for research and extraction of hydrocarbons. ...

21. Trump impeachment inquiry begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-impeachment-inquiry-begins

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, accusing him of seeking foreign help to smear Democratic rival Joe Biden ahead of next year’s election...

22. 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...

23. Turkish drillship Yavuz withdraws from Karpasia peninsula

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-drillship-yavuz-withdraws-from-karpasia-peninsula

The Turkish drillship Yavuz has withdrawn from the coastal waters off Cyprus, just south of the Karpasia (Kaspas) peninsula where it had aimed to prospect for hydrocarbons, it emerged on Tuesday. ...

24. Cavusoglu speaks to Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-speaks-to-kathimerini

Our meeting with the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu took place in Famagusta on September 9, 2019, the day the Turkish official entered the fenced-off town of Varosha ...

25. Nicosia says terms of reference are within reach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-says-terms-of-reference-are-within-reach

Government Spokesman, Prodromos Prodromou, said on Monday that it seems that there is justified hope and ground for the formulation of the terms of reference that would pave the way for the resumption of the negotiations on the Cyprus problem. ...

26. Akar says effort to scrap guarantees on Cyprus 'futile'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akar-says-effort-to-scrap-guarantees-on-cyprus-futile

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has reportedly reiterated Ankara’s rejection of calls by Cyprus and Greece for a scrapping of the system of guarantees that were established when the island gained independence from Britain in 1960. ...

27. Greek PM: We choose peace and reconciliation, without giving up sovereign rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-we-choose-peace-and-reconciliation-without-giving-up-sovereign-rights

History, which is recorded in books and in memories, is alive and present and reminds us of our obligation to defend justice and not be complacent, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday from the Cyprus Republic, where he is wrapping up a two-day official visit. ...

28. Nicosia grants approval to ENI, Total to drill in Block 7

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-grants-approval-to-eni-total-to-drill-in-block-7

Nicosia has granted approval to the energy companies ENI and Total to explore block seven of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and approved nine other drilling operations within the EEZ over the next two years...

29. Lacroix-Anastasiades discuss UNFICYP’s mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/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. ...

30. Pyatt calls for stronger defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyatt-calls-for-stronger-defense-cooperation

“The United States has spoken very clearly on the question of the S400 and the F-35. We’ve spoken very clearly on the provocative nature of the drilling activities that Turkey has engaged in in waters off of Cyprus. But none of that changes the fact that we, like you, need to find a way to make this work,” Pyatt added....

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