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10 August, 2020
 

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1. Turkish seismic research vessel within Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-seismic-research-vessel-within-cyprus-eez

The Turkish seismic research vessel Oruc Reis was spotted on Monday off the Western coast of Cyprus and in the area delineated by Turkey’s fresh Navtex....

2. Regional tensions flare up anew as Turkey issues new Navtex

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/regional-tensions-flare-up-anew-as-turkey-issues-new-navtex

3. Turkey resumes drilling in eastern Mediterranean, Erdogan says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-resumes-drilling-in-eastern-mediterranean-erdogan-says

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey had resumed energy exploration work in the eastern Mediterranean as Greece had not kept its promises regarding such activities in the region. ...

4. Ankara slams Greece-Egypt maritime deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-slams-greece-egypt-maritime-deal

Ankara was caught off guard Thursday when a secret partial maritime agreement emerged between Athens and Cairo, with the Turkish foreign ministry calling the deal 'null and void'...

5. Egypt, Greece sign agreement on exclusive economic zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-egypt-greece-sign-agreement-on-exclusive-economic-zone

Egypt and Greece signed an agreement on Thursday on setting up an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) between the two countries, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said....

6. Greek PM proposes fresh talks with Turkey on maritime zones, or World Court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-proposes-fresh-talks-with-turkey-on-maritime-zones-or-world-court

Greece’s Prime Minister reiterated a call for bilateral talks with Turkey on the delimitation of maritime zones in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean, adding that if these don’t work, they should refer the issue to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague....

7. Cyprus-France defence cooperation agreement comes into force

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-france-defence-cooperation-agreement-comes-into-force

An announcement by the Cyprus Presidency on Thursday officially marked the initiation of a defence cooperation agreement between Cyprus and France, with particular focus on military and energy areas....

8. Cyprus calls for EU task force on island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-calls-for-eu-task-force-on-island

The European Union must do more to fill a power vacuum in the eastern Mediterranean brought on by a perceived US disengagement from the region, and Cyprus is ready to host an EU task force to achieve that goal, the island nation's foreign minister said Wednesday...

9. Beirut blast has eerie connections to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/beirut-blast-has-eerie-connections-to-cyprus

Following Tuesday’s deadly explosion in Lebanon, some eerie connections began to emerge in Cyprus, including a Russian national based in Limassol and a Hezbollah-related arrest on the island back in 2015...

10. Cyprus at the ready to help Lebanon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-at-the-ready-to-help-lebanon

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides says the government has expressed its “immediate readiness” to assist the neighbouring country following two powerful explosions that rocked Beirut...

11. Ozersay says Varosha opening certain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ozersay-says-varosha-opening-certain

Varosha could be opened to its former residents under Turkish Cypriot administration, says Kudret Ozersay, adding that the process of reviving Cyprus’ ghost town after the pandemic crisis cannot be halted...

12. Greek FM says Athens got Nicosia’s back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-fm-says-athens-got-nicosia-s-back

Nicosia and Athens are seeking ways to further oppose Turkey’s moves in the eastern Mediterranean, after Ankara signaled it was ready for dialogue but also sent a seismic research vessel in Cypriot waters...

13. Athens open to talks but not so fast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-open-to-talks-but-not-so-fast

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has welcomed a recent move from Turkey towards de-escalation in the region, saying Athens was open to dialogue but not on all things...

14. Ankara stands down pending dialogue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-stands-down-pending-dialogue

Turkey could pause energy-exploration operations in the eastern Mediterranean Sea for a while pending talks with Greece, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Tuesday...

15. Dendias issues stern message to Ankara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dendias-issues-stern-message-to-ankara

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Monday sent a stern message to Ankara, saying that Greece “will not accept any fait accompli” at the expense of the country’s territorial integrity and sovereign rights...

16. NAVTEX warnings muddy the waters off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/navtex-warnings-muddy-the-waters-off-cyprus

Rival navigational warnings and conflicting information about naval exercises in the eastern Mediterranean dominated headlines over the weekend, with Germany appearing to be behind a last-ditch effort to buy time and de-escalate tensions between Greece and Turkey...

17. Borrell, Cavusoglu agree on need to de-escalate EastMed tension

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-cavusoglu-agree-on-need-to-de-escalate-eastmed-tension

EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell held a telephone conversation on Thursday with the Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu, with the two agreeing on the need to de-escalate tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. ...

18. Stern warning issued to Turkish vessel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stern-warning-issued-to-turkish-vessel

Amid heightened tensions, Greek military sources have told Kathimerini that if cables of the Turkish Oruc Reis seismic research vessel touch the Greek continental shelf, Turkey will have the “complete and exclusive” responsibility for what will follow....

19. Greece ‘overreacted’ to Turkish research mission, Erdogan spokesman says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-‘overreacted-to-turkish-research-mission-erdogan-spokesman-says

Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said Thursday that Greece had “overreacted” to plans by Turkey to proceed with an oil-and-gas research mission south of Greek islands in the Eastern Mediterranean....

20. Anastasiades: France's initiatives exemplify active role sought from EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-france-s-initiatives-exemplify-active-role-sought-from-eu

France's president on Thursday said it would be a serious error by the European Union to not respond to provocations in the Eastern Mediterranean and said he wanted more sanctions on those who violated Greek and Cypriot maritime space....

21. Cypriot president in Paris for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-in-paris-for-talks

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is set to meet French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Thursday, as the two leaders get together amid heightened rhetoric over the eastern Mediterranean...

22. Armed Forces source: ‘Situation unchanged’ near Kastellorizo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-forces-source-‘situation-unchanged-near-kastellorizo

The situation “remain unchanged” in the sea area near the Greek island of Kastellorizo on Wednesday for which Turkey issued a Navtex on Tuesday for seismic activities in an area of sea between Cyprus and Crete, according to a source from the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA)....

23. Leaders of Cyprus, Greece coordinate response to new regional instabilities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/leaders-of-cyprus-greece-coordinate-response-to-new-regional-instabilities

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades shared a telephone conversation with the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday to discuss ongoing regional developments in view of the navtex issued by Tukey on Tuesday announcing plans for seismic surveys is an area of sea between Cyprus and Crete....

24. Cyprus, Greece issue counter-Navtex voiding Turkish advisory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-issue-counter-navtex-voiding-turkish-advisory

Greece and Cyprus have issued a Navtex in response to the advisory published by Turkey’s navy on Tuesday for seismic surveys in an area of sea between Cyprus and Crete....

25. Greek armed forces on alert over Turkish exploration off Kastellorizo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armed-forces-on-alert-over-turkish-exploration-off-kastellorizo

The Antalya Navtex station on Tuesday announced plans for a Turkish seismic survey south and east of the Greek island of Kastellorizo from July 21-August 2....

26. Cyprus on alert as Chevron snaps Noble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-as-chevron-snaps-noble

The acquisition of Noble Energy by Chevron is a development that may affect the development of the "Aphrodite" deposit, the Cypriot energy minister has said...

27. Israel approves pipeline deal to sell gas to Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-approves-pipeline-deal-to-sell-gas-to-europe

The Israeli government on Sunday approved an agreement with European countries for the construction of a subsea pipeline that would supply Europe with natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean....

28. Athens and Ankara can settle differences via diplomacy, says Turkey’s presidential spokesman

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-and-ankara-can-settle-differences-via-diplomacy-says-turkey-s-presidential-spokesman

Greece and Turkey can resolve their differences “within the framework of mutual respect,” Turkey’s presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin has said, however stressing that Ankara will not compromise on its interests in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean....

29. Cyprus President accepts Macron's invitation to visit Paris next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-accepts-macron-s-invitation-to-visit-paris-next-week

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has accepted an invitation by France's President Emmanuel Macron to visit Paris next week....

30. Cyprus President calls for EU sanctions against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-calls-for-eu-sanctions-against-turkey

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed the matter of the two countries’ relations with Turkey at the EU Foreign Affairs Council held in Brussels on Friday, with both demanding that additional sanctions are imposed against Turkey....

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