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29 February, 2020
 

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1. Christodoulides talks Turkish activity in EEZ, Varosha with UNSG

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/christodoulides-talks-turkish-activity-in-eez-varosha-with-unsg

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Geneva on Monday....

2. Government ups the ante on Spiftire impasse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ups-the-ante-on-spiftire-impasse

The Republic of Cyprus has already decided on measures to be taken in the event that the UN fails to resolve the Spitfire Café impasse between the Nicosia Municipality and the Turkish military....

3. Turkish soldiers attempt to block work on Spitfire coffeeshop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-soldiers-attempt-to-block-work-on-spitfire-coffeeshop

Turkish soldiers in civilian clothes on Thursday attempted to block the Nicosia Municipality crew working on historic Spitfire coffeeshop in Nicosia, the Municipality reported....

4. North cries foul over Spitfire operation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-cries-foul-over-spitfire-operation

Turkish Cypriot officials in north Nicosia are accusing city crew maintenance in the south of sneaking into the buffer and stealing a number of items with UNFICYP weighing in and calling on involved parties to back away from the iconic Spitfire Cafe...

5. UN says its plan for military contacts not recognition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-says-its-plan-for-military-contacts-not-recognition

The UN intend to enquire both sides in Cyprus about their ideas concerning the establishment of an effective mechanism for direct military contacts, after a relevant reference in the UNFICYP resolution the Security Council passed Thursday. ...

6. Cyprus ready for five-party meeting, Anastasiades tells Lute

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-for-five-party-meeting-anastasiades-tells-lute

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades shared a phone call on Wednesday with UN special envoy Jane Holl Lute, expressing his readiness to take part in an informal five-party conference with the aim of reaching an agreement on the terms of reference that would allow the resumption of peace talks....

7. UNFICYP draft under ‘silence procedure’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-draft-under-‘silence-procedure

A resolution renewing the mandate of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for an additional six months is under the “silence procedure” and it is expected to be adopted on Thursday if no member breaks the silence...

8. Nicosia ups efforts ahead of UNFICYP vote

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-ups-efforts-ahead-of-unficyp-vote

Nicosia is intensifying efforts over the final makeup of an UNFICYP draft resolution in New York, as the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus is expected to be renewed ahead of its expiry at the end of the month...

9. Cyprus hopes cooler heads will prevail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hopes-cooler-heads-will-prevail

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday said he hoped more sensible ideas would prevail regarding the situation in the Middle East, while sources expect "no unpleasant surprises” ahead of a mandate review for UN peacekeeping on the island...

10. UN clears suspected landmines in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-clears-suspected-landmines-in-cyprus

UNFICYP announced on Monday the clearance of nine suspected hazardous areas each on both sides of the divided island, amounting to a total area of 210,882 square meters...

11. UN diplomat expresses concern over uncertainty for the resumption of negotations on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-diplomat-expresses-concern-over-uncertainty-for-the-resumption-of-negotations-on-cyprus

The UN Secretary General’s Special Representative and head of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) Elizabeth Spehar has said that uncertainty regarding the prospects for the resumption of the negotiations aiming to solve the Cyprus problem remains a concern, adding that “these are crucial times both on the island and in the region.”...

12. Security Council to address Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-to-address-varosha

A UN press release is expected on Wednesday in response to the Republic of Cyprus’ resort will resort to the Security Council over Turkey’s moves concerning Varosha...

13. UNFICYP makes case for more women peacekeepers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-makes-case-for-more-women-peacekeepers

A female lieutenant with UNFICYP says local concerns are consistently heard and addressed with more women peacekeepers on the ground...

14. Trump files bimonthly report on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trump-sends-bimonthly-cyprus-report-to-congress

US President Donald Trump has submitted to the Members of the Congress his Bi-monthly Congressional Report on progress toward a negotiated solution of the Cyprus question covering February through March 2019...

15. Cavusoglu enters Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavusoglu-enters-varosha

Disregarding Security Council resolutions for the 45-year-old fenced off part of Famagusta, Varosha, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu became the highest-ranking Turkish government official to enter Famagusta since the town was captured on the 14th of August 1974...

16. South hands over another suspect to north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-hands-over-another-suspect-to-north

Another murder suspect wanted in the north in the murder of a Nicosia businessman has been handed over to Turkish Cypriot authorities, as anti-crime cooperation between the two communities continues...

17. UN caution against hunting in the buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-cautions-against-hunting-in-the-buffer-zone

The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus says hunting in the buffer zone is a security risk and strictly prohibited....

18. All set for Akinci-Anastasiades meeting as President calls for leaders council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-set-for-akinci-anastasiades-meeting-as-president-calls-for-leaders-council

In statements in Limassol after President Anastasiades had a meeting with UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus and head of UNFICYP Elizabeth Spehar, Prodromou announced that “Anastasiades has convened a meeting with political party leaders on Monday, August 5, at 1030 hrs to hold discussions in view of his meeting with Akinci.” ...

19. UNFICYP mandate renewal sends message of urgency for resumption of Cyprus talks, US diplomat says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unficyp-mandate-renewal-sends-message-of-urgency-for-resumption-of-cyprus-talks-us-diplomat-says

US Mission’s to the UN Political Coordinator Rodney Hunter has said that his country believes UNFICYP’s new mandate sends a message that the two leaders, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci "must work with a sense of urgency" to resume reunification talks. He also expressed disappointment with the lack of progress since the Conference on Cyprus in 2017 but expressed the belief that a settlement "remains achievable." ...

20. Lacroix-Anastasiades discuss UNFICYP’s mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lacroix-anastasiades-discuss-unficyp-s-mandate

Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Wednesday that President Anastasiades had the opportunity to raise the matter of Turkey’s provocations within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) as well as his efforts for the resumption of reunification talks during a meeting with Jean-Pierre Lacroix, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations. ...

21. 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. ...

22. President intends to meet Spehar ahead of the UNSC consultations on UNFICYP

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-intends-to-meet-spehar-ahead-of-the-unsc-consultations-on-unficyp

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, intends to have a meeting and discuss with the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative and head of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) Elizabeth Spehar, prior to her departure for New York, where she will brief the UN Security Council on July 19, ahead of the adoption of the resolution for the renewal of UNFICYP’s mandate on July 30, CNA has learned....

23. 'No reason to panic' over stray missile

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-chemicals-on-stray-missile-in-cyprus

Turkish Cypriot officials confirmed Monday that they believe a part of a Russian-made S200 missile reached Cyprus early morning and caused multiple explosions, while a team of Turkish experts is traveling to the island to conduct tests...

24. North and south exchange murder suspects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-and-south-exchange-murder-suspects

An exchange of murder suspects took place between north and south on Thursday, with officials on both sides of divided Cyprus sending a clear message against impunity for crimes...

25. Palmer: Ankara has been repeatedly advised to change course

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/palmer-ankara-has-been-repeatedly-advised-to-change-course

26. Garber: US deeply concerned by Turkey's intention to drill off Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/garber-us-deeply-concerned-by-turkey-s-intention-to-drill-off-cyprus

27. US Deputy Assistant Secretary Palmer holds meetings in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-deputy-assistant-secretary-palmer-holds-meetings-in-nicosia

28. It takes two to tango US official says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-takes-two-to-tango-us-official-says

29. British PM opposes Turkey’s planned drilling activities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-pm-opposes-turkey-s-planned-drilling-activities

30. Farmer disputes break out in Denia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmer-disputes-break-out-in-denia

Greek Cypriot farmers were once again turned away from disputed land in the buffer zone, with reports suggesting they entered an area without permission...

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