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1. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

2. Washington scratches beneath surface in Aegean dispute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-scratches-beneath-surface-in-aegean-dispute

The State Department called on Turkey and Greece 'to refrain from rhetoric and actions that could further escalate tensions,' with a statement from Washington that Greece’s sovereignty over these islands was not in question tying to Turkey’s grievances over 'width of territorial waters and national airspace'...

3. Turkey must behave as a NATO ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-turkey-must-behave-as-a-nato-ally

Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, calls for more steps to deepen the multidimensional relationship between Greece and the US, from defense and security to emerging technologies, the digital economy, the maritime industry and commercial shipping....

4. Sleepy Greek port becomes US arms hub

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sleepy-greek-port-becomes-us-arms-hub

But the sleepy port of Alexandroupoli in northeastern Greece has taken on a central role in increasing the US military presence in Eastern Europe to contain Russian aggression. That flow has angered not only Russia but also neighboring Turkey, underlining how war in Ukraine is reshaping Europe’s economic and diplomatic relationships....

5. Menendez responds to Turkey's S-400 purchase rumors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-responds-to-turkey-s-s-400-purchase-rumors

A new statement about Turkey's possible purchase of S-400 missile systems from Russia was once again expressed in a statement issued by US Senator Bob Menendez, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee....

6. US response muted following reports of Turkey's second S-400 shipment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-response-muted-following-reports-of-turkey-s-second-s-400-shipment

The Biden administration on Tuesday stopped short of threatening additional penalties following reports Turkey plans to receive the second batch of the Russian S-400 missile defense system....

7. US Senator calls on Erdogan to immediately halt provocations in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senator-calls-on-erdogan-to-immediately-halt-provocations-in-cyprus

US senator Robert Menendez called on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to halt provocations in Cyprus immediately, in a video message at the opening of the World Conference of Cyprus Diaspora, in Nicosia....

8. Menendez: Turkey unwilling to resolve issues before F-16 purchase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-turkey-unwilling-to-resolve-issues-before-f-16-purchase

US Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman, Robert Menendez, has raised a number of issues that need to be addressed in order for Turkey to purchase F-16 aircraft from the US....

9. Menendez: 'There will be consequences for Turkey's violations'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-there-will-be-consequences-for-turkey-s-violations

The Turkish occupation of Cyprus and Ankara's policy, which remain a threat to stability and prosperity in the region, was raised by Senator Robert Menendez during the Annual Economist New York Mediterranean Business Summit on Tuesday....

10. USA: Congress reacting to Turkish veto of Finland and Sweden joining NATO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-congress-reacting-to-turkish-veto-of-finland-and-sweden-joining-nato

US senators have questioned Turkey's credibility as a US ally, following Ankara's refusal to support Finland and Sweden in joining NATO....

11. Biden praises Greek position over war in Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-praises-greek-position-over-war-in-ukraine

US President Joe Biden has thanked Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for Athens’ 'moral leadership' following the Russian invasion in Ukraine in late February...

12. Op-ed: It’s not the pipeline, stupid!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-it-s-not-the-pipeline-stupid

In 1992, the Clinton campaign adopted the tagline “It’s the economy, stupid” to identify the candidate’s signature issue....

13. Biden's Ankara pick says no two-state solution in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/washington-s-ankara-pick-says-no-two-state-solution-in-cyprus

Never-Trumper Jeff Flake reversed his position on the Armenian issue on Tuesday, replying with a resounding “yes” to US Senator Bob Menendez before the foreign relations committee that holds the hey to advancing his nomination to be ambassador to Turkey...

14. Greece is more secure with Biden as president

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-is-more-secure-with-biden-as-president

US Senator Bob Menendez is one of Greece and Cyprus’ greatest supporters and he exerts considerable power and influence in the foreign policy arena....

15. Menendez says two-state wrong for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-says-two-state-wrong-for-cyprus

American Senator Bob Menendez, a longtime champion of Hellenic causes, said during his visit to the Republic of Cyprus that his goal was to see the last Turkish soldier leave the divided island...

16. Nicosia’s senator friend pays visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-s-senator-friend-pays-visit

US Senator Bob Menendez, a well-known ally of Greeks and Greek Cypriots, is on a private visit to Nicosia on Monday where he will receive the island’s highest honor...

17. Congress presses State on Turkey’s drone program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/congress-presses-state-department-on-turkey-s-drone-program

Twenty-eight members of the House of Representatives, led by Congressmen David Cicilline of Rhode Island and Gus Bilirakis of Florida, wrote to Secretary of State Antony Blinken to '[express] concern over Turkey’s UAV program, which has destabilized multiple regions of the globe and threatens US interests, allies, and partners'...

18. No concessions to Erdogan, says Bob Menendez

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-concessions-to-erdogan-says-bob-menendez

No concessions should be made to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan 'without a significant behavior change,' US Senator Bob Menendez, a Democrat and chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, tells Kathimerini...

19. Blinken: differences with Turkey are no secret

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-differences-with-turkey-are-no-secret

US President Joe Biden will raise the issue of Turkey’s activities in the Eastern Mediterranean during his upcoming meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Tuesday...

20. Cyprus supporter to lead US foreign committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-supporter-to-lead-us-foreign-committee

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says he looks forward to working with US Senator Bob Menendez, after the NJ Democrat was named officially chairman of the foreign relations committee in the new Congress...

21. Cypriot FM visits Gulf before US inauguration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fm-visits-gulf-before-us-inauguration

Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides flew to the United Arab Emirates on Monday to hold a private meeting with his counterpart, days after the two countries signed a military cooperation agreement but also days before a changing of the guard in Washington could spell trouble for US arms sales to Gulf states...

22. Turkey’s defence industry to go it alone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-defence-industry-to-go-it-alone

US Senator Robert Menendez says he is not worried about retaliation from Turkey after Washington imposed sanctions on Ankara, with officials in Turkey warning further development of their domestic defence industry could speed up as a result...

23. 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....

24. Pompeo to visit Cyprus next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pompeo-to-visit-cyprus-next-week

US State Secretary Mike Pompeo is scheduled to visit Cyprus next week where he will meet separately with the two leaders and reaffirm his country’s support for a UN-led effort to reunify the island under a federal roof...

25. Cyprus hails US EastMed bill signed into law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hails-us-eastmed-bill-signed-into-law

A new US law geared toward boosting energy and security cooperation in the east Mediterranean is indicative of the significance that Washington attaches to the region, Cyprus' foreign minister said Saturday...

26. Senate-approved EastMed on Trump’s desk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approved-eastmed-on-trump-s-desk

US Congress’ approval of a spending package that includes the Eastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019 signals a “new day in Greek-American relations,” said Senator Bob Menendez, one of the authors of the bipartisan legislation...

27. EastMed bill squeezed through federal budget

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eastmed-bill-squeezed-through-federal-budget

US Senator Bob Menendez on Monday applauded a bipartisan deal on federal government spending that is comprised of 12 appropriations bills, including legislation shaping American strategy in the Eastern Mediterranean...

28. Senate approves Armenian resolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approves-armenian-resolution

The US Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution that recognizes as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, a historic move that infuriated Turkey and dealt a blow to the already problematic ties between Ankara and Washington...

29. Senate blocks Armenian vote for third time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-blocks-armenian-vote-for-third-time

Republican Senator Kevin Cramer prevented the US Senate from voting on a resolution on Thursday that would recognize as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying it was not an appropriate time to pass legislation that would anger Turkey...

30. Armenian genocide resolution hits senate wall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/armenian-genocide-resolution-hits-senate-wall

A US resolution that would have officially described atrocities against Armenians in 1915 as genocide has stopped dead in its tracks on Wednesday, following a meeting between the Turkish president and a senator...

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