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21 February, 2020
 

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1. Cavusoglu: Greece must be prepared to share in the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-greece-must-be-prepared-to-share-in-the-east-med

Turkey is willing to reach a compromise with Greece as long as the latter is prepared to share in the Eastern Mediterranean, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....

2. French Defence Minister expresses solidarity with Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-defence-minister-expresses-solidarity-with-cyprus

The French Defence Minister, Florence Parly, who met on Tuesday with President Nicos Anastasiades and her Cyprus counterpart Savvas Angelides, expressed France’s solidarity with Cyprus, which she said is under intense pressure when seen from an international perspective....

3. Amid tension, Greece, Turkey hold military-to-military talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/amid-tension-greece-turkey-hold-military-to-military-talks

A delegation of Turkish military officials is due in Athens to resume confidence-building talks amid tension between the two NATO members over maritime oil-and-gas drilling rights....

4. Greek-US ties and the East Med

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/greek-us-ties-and-the-east-med

By Lieutenant General Thomas Trask On the occasion of his meeting last month with President Donald Trump in Washington, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis remarked how the US-Greece relationship “is the best it ever was. But it can become even better.”...

5. 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. ...

6. UK 'deplores' Turkey's actions in Cyprus EEZ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-deplores-turkey-s-actions-in-cyprus-eez

The British Government’s position regarding the Cyprus issue and Turkey’s activity within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus does not change now that the UK has exited the European Union, the Minister for Europe Christopher Pincher said. ...

7. Government welcomes support expressed in US Senate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-welcomes-support-expressed-in-us-senate

The Government Spokesman Kyriakos Kousios welcomed on behalf of the Republic of Cyprus the US position that Turkey is the sole party contributing to rising tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean, and not Greece or Cyprus....

8. Athens drafts package to ease tension with Anakara

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/athens-drafts-package-to-ease-tension-with-anakara

Athens plans to present a package of proposals to ease Aegean tensions in talks with Ankara on confidence building measures on February 17-21....

9. 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....

10. Limassol’s trade enabler gets new CEO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-s-trade-enabler-gets-new-ceo

The appointment of a new CEO at DP World Limassol is expected to give the company a new impetus, after a year of investing and upgrading infrastructure and equipment...

11. Cavusoglu: Turkey is prepared to cooperate with all apart from G/C

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-turkey-is-prepared-to-cooperate-with-all-apart-from-g-c

Turkey is prepared to cooperate with everyone apart from the Republic of Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean, including Greece, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said....

12. Defence Minister requests US muscle against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-minister-requests-us-muscle-against-turkey

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides asked senior US energy official Francis Fannon for a substantial US contribution to efforts seeking to end Turkish activities in the Cyprus exclusive economic zone....

13. Dendias: Athens, Rome view Turkey-Libya MoU as 'illegal, groundless'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dendias-athens-rome-view-turkey-libya-mou-as-illegal-groundless

After a meeting on Tuesday with Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias said on Tuesday that Athens and Rome both view the memorandum of understanding between Turkey and the Tripoli-based government of Libya on maritime borders as “illegal and groundless”....

14. 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....

15. Foreign Minister on official visit to Beirut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-on-official-visit-to-beirut

Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides travels to Beirut on Friday on an official visit. He is the first foreign official to visit Lebanon after the new government of Lebanon assumed duties....

16. In Paris visit, Greek, French ministers agree to boost investments

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-paris-visit-greek-french-ministers-agree-to-boost-investments

Finance Minister Christos Staikouras, Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis and French Minister of Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire, signed a declaration of intent on the Greek-French economic partnership in Paris on Wednesday, aimed at boosting investments....

17. Mitsotakis calls for greater European solidarity on Turkey, migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-calls-for-greater-european-solidarity-on-turkey-migration

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called for greater European solidarity in dealing with Turkish provocations against Greek sovereignty and the immigration crisis....

18. Foreign Minister in Rome for working visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-in-rome-for-working-visit

Cyprus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Nicos Christodoulides is travelling to Rome, where on Wednesday he will hold a working visit at the invitation of his Italian counterpart, Luigi Di Maio, during which the latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, in the light of Turkey’s aggressive activities in the marine zones of the Republic of Cyprus and Libya, will be discussed....

19. Tsipras versus the US and Trump's intervention

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/tsipras-versus-the-us-and-trump-s-intervention

Opposition leader Alexis Tsipras’ critical stance toward the extension of the defense cooperation agreement between Greece and the United States is a sign of inconsistency, as he is refusing to vote in favor of an agreement that he is effectively responsible for after negotiating its parameters when he was prime minister....

20. Greece, Cyprus talk defence cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-cyprus-talk-defence-cooperation

Cooperation on defence and security is main discussion topic between Defence Minister Savvas Angelides and his Greek counterpart, Nicos Panayiotopoulos, in the framework of the 6th Greece-Cyprus Intergovernmental Defence Council taking place in Athens....

21. Charles De Gaulle to dock in Limassol, demonstrating fortified ties

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/charles-de-gaulle-to-dock-in-limassol-demonstrating-fortifie-ties

The flagship of the French Navy, aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle, will be docking at Limassol port at the end of February, prior to the wrapping up of its Eastern Mediterranean mission, Ambassador of France to Cyprus Isabelle Dumont told the Cyprus News Agency on Tuesday....

22. Turkey, Greece need to resolve East Med issues, Trump tells Erdogan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-greece-need-to-‘resolve-disagreements-in-east-med-trump-tells-erdogan

US President Donald Trump on Monday called Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to talk about developments in Libya and Syria, a spokesman for the White House said on Twitter, adding that Turkey’s differences with Greece were also discussed....

23. Nicosia suspicious over Yavuz drilling spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-suspicious-over-yavuz-drilling-spots

The government of the Republic of Cyprus believes Turkey has obtained privileged drilling information regarding an area off the southern coast of the island...

24. Turkey blocks Cyprus from Geneva conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-blocks-cyprus-from-geneva-conference

Turkey has blocked a request from the Republic of Cyprus to take part in the global Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, as an adversarial relationship between the two countries is growing more intense...

25. Egypt issues warning over Cyprus rights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-issues-warning-over-cyprus-rights

Egypt has sent out a warning on Sunday about repercussions of any unilateral moves that could breach the rights of the Republic of Cyprus and pose threats to security and stability in the Middle East...

26. 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....

27. France signals support for Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-signals-support-for-greece

The participation of the Hellenic Navy in the carrier group that will escort the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle on a part of its mission in the Eastern Mediterranean is seen as yet another indication of Athens’ desire to strengthen its ties with Paris. The government also sees the move as French support for Greece in light of the Turkish-Libyan maritime border accord....

28. Libya’s Haftar in Athens for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-s-haftar-in-athens-for-talks

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed on Thursday to veto any solution on the North African country if the maritime border deal between the Tripoli-based government with Turkey is not scrapped...

29. US Congresspersons: USA and UNSC members must continue supporting peacemaking efforts in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-congresspersons-usa-and-unsc-members-must-continue-to-support-peacemaking-efforts-in-cyprus

The United States and the other members of the UN Security Council must continue to support peacemaking efforts in Cyprus, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Caucus stressed....

30. Cyprus and Italy to continue cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-italy-to-continue-cooperation-in-the-eastern-mediterranean

Cyprus Defence Minister Savvas Angelides and his Italian counterpart Lorenzo Buerine, agreed to continue the mutual information, coordination and cooperation, regarding the issue of energy security in the EEZ of Cyprus and more generally in the Εastern Mediterranean...

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