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18 July, 2019
 

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1. Bloomberg: Turkey has abandoned the West

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bloomberg-turkey-has-abandoned-the-west

In an opinion piece Bloomberg's editorial board writes that Turkey is an increasingly erratic ally that is no longer worth the risks. ...

2. US to participate in East Med energy summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-to-participate-in-east-med-energy-summit

At an Economist conference in Greece it was announced that United States Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Frances Fannon will participate in the East Med energy summit in Athens which will be held on the 29th of July along with the the Ministers of Energy from Cyprus Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, Greece's Kostis Hatzidakis and Israel's Dr. Yuval Steinitz....

3. President's response to Akinci's proposal being drafted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-s-response-to-akinci-s-proposal-being-drafted

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades` response to the proposal of Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on the co-management of the natural resources is already being drafted, a government source has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA). Anastasiades` response will be sent to Akinci as well as to the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres and the EU officials to which Akinci`s proposal was also delivered....

4. National Council dismisses Turkish natural gas proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/national-council-dismisses-turkish-natural-gas-proposal

The national council unanimously rejected a proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to co-manage the islands’ natural gas resources...

5. Turkey rejects EU sanctions, vows to continue drilling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-rejects-eu-sanctions-vows-to-continue-drilling

EU Foreign affairs ministers who met in Brussels on Monday endorsed a decision to curb diplomatic contacts and funding for Turkey. In response the Turkish MFA issued a statement signalling that the conclusions adopted by the EU Foreign Affairs Council ‘’will in no way affect Turkey's determination to continue its hydrocarbon activities in the Eastern Mediterranean’’...

6. The EU28 adopted measures against Turkey's illegal drilling in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-eu28-adopted-measures-against-turkey-s-illegal-drilling-in-cyprus

The EU Foreign Ministers endorsed, without any changes the conclusions prepared by the permanent representatives, concerning Turkey’s illegal drilling in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Cyprus, cutting the EU pre-accession assitance for 2020, suspending EU- Turkey high political dialogues and stopping European Investment Bank’ lending activities in the country....

7. David Harris: US closer to Greece, Cyprus, Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/david-harris-us-closer-to-greece-cyprus-israel

Washington recognizes Greece’s strategic value and reliability as an ally, attributes that only grow stronger as doubts deepen over Turkey’s stance, American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris tells Kathimerini in an interview...

8. Nicosia to reject Turkish natural gas proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-to-reject-turkish-natural-gas-proposal

A proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci for a committee that would jointly administer natural gas affairs is expected to be rejected by the government and party leaders when they meet on Tuesday...

9. Turkey will drill for gas until Cyprus accepts plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-will-drill-for-gas-until-cyprus-accepts-plan

Turkey will continue drilling for gas in waters off Cyprus if the internationally recognised Greek Cypriot government does not accept a cooperation proposal put forward by Turkish Cypriots, Ankara’s foreign minister said on Sunday. ...

10. Swarms of jellyfish still a nuisance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swarms-of-jellyfish-still-a-nuisance

Reports on the eastern coast of Cyprus point to more jellyfish encounters with swimmers along the Protaras shoreline, with the local mayor saying the number of incidents is negligible...

11. Nicosia wants tougher measures against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-wants-tougher-measures-against-turkey

The sanctions that were discussed on Thursday by national envoys of European Union member-states against Turkey over its illegal drilling activities off Cyprus do not, reportedly, go far enough for Nicosia, which wants tougher measures. ...

12. UNFICYP mandate extended for another six months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-mandate-extended-for-another-six-months

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has recommended that the Security Council extends UNFICYP’s mandate until January 31, 2020 in recognition of its continued contribution to the maintenance of peace and stability. ...

13. No preliminary agreement on EU sanctions on Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-preliminary-agreement-on-eu-sanctions-on-turkey

According to a diplomatic source that informed the press in Brussels the discussion on EU sanctions against Turkey will continue Thursday afternoon, as today there was no agreement...

14. US urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-urges-turkey-to-halt-drilling-operations-off-cyprus

The United States has said that Turkey's most recent dispatch of the drillship Yavuz to conduct drilling operations off the Karpas Peninsula of Cyprus is a "provocative step" and has urged Turkish authorities to halt these operations. ...

15. UK opposes Turkish drilling plans off Cyprus, calls for de-escalation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-opposes-turkish-drilling-plans-off-cyprus-calls-for-de-escalation

London opposes Turkish drilling plans off Cyprus and calls for de-escalation, noting that disputes such as this are resolved through dialogue...

16. Turkish sub shows up in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-sub-shows-up-in-the-north

The Turkish submarine “Gur” is anchored at Kyrenia port in the north, with media drawing on reports in connection with drilling activities in the eastern Mediterranean...

17. F35 back to UK after Cyprus mission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/f35-back-to-uk-after-cyprus-mission

Four F-35 fighter jets have just returned to the UK after a two-month exercise in Cyprus, where they also flew reconnaissance missions over Iraq and Syria...

18. Cyprus takes legal action against firms encroaching its exclusive economic zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-legal-action-against-firms-encroaching-its-exclusive-economic-zone

Cyprus has initiated legal proceedings against three companies involved in gas drilling by Turkey to the west of the island for encroaching on the island’s continental shelf, a senior foreign ministry official said on Tuesday...

19. Cyprus should not be on the list of countries not getting US arms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-should-not-be-on-the-list-of-countries-not-getting-us-arms

In 1987, the US Department of State placed the Republic of Cyprus on a list of countries to which sales and transfers of defense articles and services is prohibited under the International Trade in Arms Regulations (ITAR). ...

20. Erdogan tells Macron not to speak about Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-tells-macron-not-to-speak-about-cyprus

21. 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...

22. US Senate votes to lift Cyprus arms embargo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senate-votes-to-lift-cyprus-arms-embargo

The US Senate on Thursday voted to lift a decades-old arms embargo against Cyprus and to cut Turkey off the American F-35 fighter jet program if it proceeds with the acquisition of the Russian S-400 missile defense system...

23. Amendments to Menendez Rubio bill 'unfortunate'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-amendments-to-menendez-rubio-bill-unfortunate

President Nicos Anastasiades described on Thursday the amendments made to the bipartisan legislation of Robert Menendez and Senator Rubio on an updated United States strategy in the Eastern Mediterranean as ''unfortunate'' ...

24. US bill calls for end to Russian military vessels refueling in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-bill-calls-for-end-of-russian-military-vessels-refueling-in-cyprus

The Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019 would allow the U.S. to fully support the trilateral partnership of Israel, Greece, and Cyprus through energy and defense cooperation initiatives...

25. US Senate Foreign Relations committee advances East Med Act

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senate-foreign-relations-committee-advances-east-med-act

26. UK F35 jets fly first sorties out of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-f35-jets-fly-first-sorties-out-of-cyprus

The UK’s newest and most advanced generation of fighter jet, the Lightning F-35B, has completed its first operational missions to Syria and Iraq, as part of the ongoing fight against Daesh, following a successful training period in Cyprus, UK Defence Secretary, Penny Mordaunt said during a visit she paid to the British Bases in Cyprus....

27. UK Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt in Cyprus for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-defence-secretary-penny-mordaunt-in-cyprus-for-talks

28. Rising tensions in the Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-tensions-in-the-aegean

29. 'These will not be soft measures' says Juncker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/these-will-not-be-soft-measures-says-juncker

30. EU Council conclusions on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-council-conclusions-on-cyprus
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