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1. Cyprus and Greece FMs discuss ways of dealing with Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-fms-discuss-ways-of-dealing-with-turkey

Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides paid an official visit to Greece on Friday to meet with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias....

2. Aegean tension fueling Berlin concern

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aegean-tension-fueling-berlin-concern

With Germany assuming the European Union presidency on Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed concern over developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and Greek-Turkish relations in response to questions from MPs in the Bundestag....

3. Cyprus slams Turkey over fish wars

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-slams-turkey-over-fish-wars

Republic of Cyprus Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis issued an indicting statement against Turkey this week, when he accused that country of illegal activities in Cypriot waters during a fisheries control teleconference...

4. Anastasiades: Cyprus wants escalation of EU action against Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-cyprus-wants-escalation-of-eu-action-against-turkey

“Cyprus is asking for an escalation of EU action against Turkey’s provocativeness,” President Nicos Anastasiades stated in an interview with the Greek television network Open....

5. EPP head calls for more EU support for Greece, Cyprus vis-a-vis Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epp-head-calls-for-more-eu-support-for-greece-cyprus-vis-a-vis-turkey

The chairman of the European People’s Party (EPP) and German MEP on Tuesday urged the European Union’s high representative for foreign affairs, Josep Borrell, to call for debate on “ongoing and repeated Turkish aggressions” against Greece and Cyprus....

6. EU top official and Cyprus defence minister fly over Cyprus' EEZ by helicopter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-top-official-and-cyprus-defence-minister-fly-over-cyprus-eez-by-helicopter

The EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell joined the Cyprus defence minister Savvas Angelides on a helicopter ride over the Republic’s exclusive economic zone to observe the sea areas that are increasingly emerging as zones of contention....

7. Hungarian FM expresses unreserved solidarity with Republic of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hungarian-fm-expresses-unreserved-solidarity-with-republic-of-cyprus

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjártó, during his meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades in Nicosia on Friday, expressed his country's solidarity with the Republic of Cyprus and its complete support for the Council of Europe's conclusions....

8. Turkey says Greek FM’s comments on EastMed 'detached from reality'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-says-greek-fm-s-comments-on-eastmed-detached-from-reality

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias’ statements on the situation in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean “are entirely detached from reality.” ...

9. Israeli FM asks Cyprus to serve as moderator in its talks with EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-fm-asks-cyprus-to-serve-as-moderator-in-its-talks-with-eu-countries

Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi requested that Cyprus serves as a moderating voice in Israel’s talks with European countries, the Isreaeli Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson said Wednesday....

10. Borrell says EU ‘determined’ to protect external borders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-says-eu-‘determined-to-protect-external-borders

The European Union is “determined” to protect its external borders and Greece’s territory, the bloc’s high representative for foreign affairs, Josep Borrell, said during a visit at Greece’s northeastern border on Wednesday....

11. Cyprus to host next trilateral meeting of Greek, Cyprus, Israel FMs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-host-next-trilateral-meeting-of-greek-cyprus-israel-fms

Cyprus will host the next trilateral meeting of the foreign ministers of Cyprus, Israel and Greece, the Cyprus foreign minister Nicos Christodoulides agreed with his Israeli counterpart during a visit to Israel on Tuesday....

12. Cyprus FM on 'short but important' visit to Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-fm-on-short-but-important-visit-to-israel

The “short but important” visit of Cyprus foreign minister Nikos Christodoulides to Israel on Tuesday, as his Isreali counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi described it in a tweet, is set to focus on ways to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries. ...

13. Turkish FM accuses Athens of shirking dialogue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-turkish-fm-accuses-athens-of-shirking-dialogue

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu dismissed accusations that Ankara is unwilling to seek a solution through talks with Greece, saying that the Greek prime minister needs to “look in the mirror and ask himself where he went wrong.” ...

14. Egyptian president stresses importance of strategic relations with Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egyptian-president-stresses-importance-of-strategic-relations-with-greece

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has stressed the importance of strategic relations with Greece, while expressing Cairo’s desire to strengthen cooperation with Athens in a wide range of areas, according to a statement by the Egyptian presidency published in the country’s flagship state newspaper Al-Ahram....

15. Turkey spells out position on Greek islands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-spells-out-position-on-greek-islands

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has reiterated Ankara’s contentious claim that islands that lie far from the Greek mainland, including Kastellorizo in the southeastern Aegean, are not entitled to generate continental shelves...

16. Greek PM holds telephone conversation with Palestinian counterpart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-holds-telephone-conversation-with-palestinian-counterpart

Developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, particularly Turkey’s increasing aggressiveness in the region, as well as the next steps in resolving the Middle East conflict were at the center of a telephone conversation on Thursday between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and his Palestinian counterpart Mohammad Shtayyeh....

17. Foreign Ministers of Cyprus and Russia discuss Cyprus question, EastMed and Lybia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-ministers-of-cyprus-and-russia-discuss-cyprus-question-eastmed-and-lybia

The Cyprus problem, developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, and Libya, were among the topics discussed over the phone between the Cyprus foreign minister Nicos Christodoulides and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavov on Wednesday....

18. Cyprus Defence Minister stresses need for EU naval presence in EastMed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-defence-minister-stresses-need-for-eu-naval-presence-in-eastmed

Cyprus Defence Minister Savvas Angelides briefed his EU counterparts on Tuesday on Turkey’s ongoing activities in the Republic of Cyprus’ EEZ, stressing the need for an EU naval presence in the Eastern Mediterranean region....

19. Cyprus, Greece to be Israeli tourists' first destination, Netanyhu says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-greece-to-be-israeli-tourists-first-destination-netanyhu-says

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday he aims to resume regular flights to and from Israel by August 1, noting Greece and Cyprus will be the first destination for Israeli tourists....

20. Borell to visit Cyprus, says island rightly complains about Turkey's activities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borell-to-visit-cyprus-says-island-rightly-complains-about-turkey-s-activities

Greece and Cyprus have been rightly complaining about Turkey`s drilling activities near their coastlines, the EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borell said Monday, noting the EU27 are increasingly concerned about the increasing escalations from Turkey....

21. Mitsotakis makes Israel his first destination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mitsotakis-makes-israel-his-first-destination

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is traveling to Israel today on his first foreign visit since the coronavirus outbreak. The message is clear, and it is being sent out in several directions. After deepening their mutually beneficial relationship (which is not aimed at any third country) for a decade, Greece and Israel are pushing ties to a new level....

22. Anastasiades asks EC President for greater support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-asks-ec-president-for-greater-support

In a phone conversation on Sunday evening, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades asked European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen for greater support in dealing with the multifaceted problems faced by the island....

23. Anastasiades discusses Turkey, EU role with top EU officials

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-discusses-turkey-eu-role-with-top-eu-officials

President Nicos Anastasiades found mutual understanding with European Council President Charles Michel and EU Foreign Affairs Chief Josep Borrell regarding the role the EU must play in view of Turkey’s activities in the eastern Mediterranean....

24. Greece and Italy sign ‘historic’ maritime borders accord

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-italy-sign-‘historic-maritime-borders-accord

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and his Italian counterpart Luigi Di Maio on Tuesday inked a maritime borders agreement delimiting an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) between the two countries....

25. Med7 calls on Turkey to respect law of the sea

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/med7-calls-on-turkey-to-respect-law-of-the-sea

The foreign ministers of Greece, Cyprus, France, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain, a group dubbed the Med7, issued a joint declaration on Thursday calling on “all countries of the region to respect international law, including the law of the sea, and in particular the sovereignty and sovereign rights of EU member-states.” ...

26. Greek PM says Greece ready for any challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-says-greece-ready-for-any-challenge

Amid renewed tensions with Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis stressed on Wednesday that Greece “will face all challenges with consistency, stability, confidence and always with a commitment to international law, as it always does.”...

27. Greek PM to visit Israel mid-June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-pm-to-visit-israel-mid-june

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is planning to visit Israel in mid June in what will be his first trip overseas after the coronavirus outbreak, Kathimerini understands....

28. Ankara sparks renewed tensions with Athens over claim for 24 blocks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-sparks-renewed-tensions-with-athens-over-claim-for-24-blocks

Ankara on Tuesday responded to a complaint from Athens concerning a map published in the Turkish government’s gazette outlining areas where Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO) has applied for exploration licenses, including several within Greece’s continental shelf, by insisting that these areas are within the boundaries Turkey has submitted to the United Nations. ...

29. Cyprus delegation to visit Israel at earliest date possible

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/visit-of-cyprus-delegation-to-israel-at-earliest-date

President Nicos Anastasiades and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu agreed on Monday that a visit to Israel by a delegation of high ranking Cypriot officials must take place as soon as possible to cover important issues relating to the cooperation of the two countries....

30. Egypt one of Cyprus' closest friends, Anastasiades says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/egypt-one-of-cyprus-closest-friends-anastasiades-says

“Egypt is one of our closest friends and a strategic partner” President Nicos Anastasiades said in a tweet on Friday after sharing a telephone conversation with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi....

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