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07 July, 2022
 

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1. Lack of trust on both sides a 'fundamental issue'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lack-of-trust-on-both-sides-a-fundamental-issue

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus Colin Stewart discussed today the need to build trust among people as a foundation for finding some way to move forward on the political process with regard to the Cyprus problem....

2. Borrell calls on Turkish side to study CBMs proposed by Cyprus President

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/borrell-calls-on-turkish-side-to-study-cbms-proposed-by-cyprus-president

EU High Representative Josep Borrell has conveyed to the Turkish Foreign Minister the position that the Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) proposed by Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, can strengthen the efforts for the settlement of the Cyprus problem and lead to the resumption of the negotiation process, Government Spokesperson Marios Pelekanos said on Friday....

3. Guterres: 'More direct contact between the two communities is needed'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guterres-more-direct-contact-between-the-two-communities-is-needed

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the leaders in Cyprus, President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar to encourage more direct contact and cooperation between the two communities, expressing his concern about the likelihood that the already difficult climate between the parties could worsen....

4. Anastasiades: 'Turkey’s positions are the epitome of revisionism'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-turkey-s-positions-are-the-epitome-of-revisionism

Turkey’s stance on Varoshia is the epitome of revisionism, President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has said when invited to comment on recent statements by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglou....

5. Turkey's lack of progress will delay accession talks with the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-lack-of-progress-will-delay-accession-talks-with-the-eu

The European Parliament cannot envisage a resumption of negotiations for the accession of Turkey into the EU without clear and significant progress in the field of rule of law and fundamental rights, ...

6. EU should play more active role towards Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-should-play-more-active-role-towards-turkey

The EU should have a more active role and exert pressure on Turkey to terminate its hostile attitude and focus on its European course Cypriot MP Ηarris Georgiades, Chair of the Foreign affairs committee told Piero Fassino, rapporteur for Famagusta of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe....

7. 'Mutually beneficial' CBMs rejected by Tatar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mutually-beneficial-cbms-rejected-by-tatar

Government Spokesman Marios Pelekanos stated today that a proposal by Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, on a package of Confidence Building Measures (CBM) is mutually beneficial and promotes a positive climate for the resumption of Cyprus talks....

8. EC: Actions in Varosha a step in the wrong direction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-actions-in-varosha-a-step-in-the-wrong-direction

Both Turkey and the Turkish Cypriot leadership are fully aware of the position of the European Union on Varosha, Commission spokesperson Stefan De Keersmaecker told the Cyprus News Agency, responding to a question on the opening of more parts of the beach of the fenced-off area, which he said was a step in the wrong direction....

9. Kasoulides conveys need for reversal of actions in Varosha

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-conveys-need-for-reversal-of-actions-in-varosha

Cyprus Foreign Minister, Ioannis Kasoulides, stressed, on Monday, the need for the implementation of the UN resolutions on Famagusta and for the reversal of Turkish actions in the fenced-off city of Famagusta during a meeting with the UNSG's Special Representative and head of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus, Colin Stewart, which lasted for about half an hour....

10. Varosha - Occupying forces opening another part of the beach

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/varosha-occupying-forces-opening-another-part-of-the-beach

The Turkish occupying forces in Cyprus have started work to open up a new area along the beach in the fenced-off area of Varosha, on the eastern coast of Cyprus....

11. Anastasiades to Nuland: Urge Turkish side to abandon two-state solution narrative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-to-nuland-urge-turkish-side-to-abandon-two-state-solution-narrative

President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday asked the assistance of US Undersecretary Victoria Nuland in persuading Turkey and the Turkish Cypriot leadership to abandon the “unacceptable narrative” of a two-state solution in Cyprus and abstain from new provocations....

12. Tatar: Varosha has become a 'well known brand'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-varosha-has-become-a-well-known-brand

Varosha is one of the most valuable areas of the pseudo-state, Ersin Tatar said at a meeting with a delegation from the Varosha Unity and Solidarity Association....

13. Kasoulides: Confidence Building Measures postponed for now due to Ukraine crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-confidence-building-measures-postponed-for-now-due-to-ukraine-crisis

The promotion of Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) between the two communities in Cyprus will continue at a later stage due to developments in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides told CNA....

14. The return of Varosha in exchange for international flights to Tymbou

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-return-of-varosha-in-exchange-for-international-flights-to-tymbou

Cyprus' Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides met with EU High Commissioner Josep Borrell on Monday morning, in the margins of today’s Foreign Affairs Council taking place in Brussels....

15. Anastasiades travels to Dubai to attend 'Expo 2020'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-travels-to-dubai-to-attend-expo-2020

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, travels to Dubai today accompanied by a large delegation for meetings and consultations aiming to strengthen bilateral cooperation between Cyprus and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He will also visit Cyprus` kiosk at EXPO 2020, one of the biggest world exhibitions....

16. Cyprus bets on trust amid Turkey-Israel flirt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bets-on-trust-amid-turkey-israel-flirt

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides says Nicosia is confident it won’t be sidelined as Israeli President Isaac Herzog prepares for a historic trip to Ankara but not before popping in for a visit to Cyprus as trust in the region is put to the test by all key players...

17. Kasoulides: 'We need to save Varosha even at a dear price'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kasoulides-we-need-to-save-varosha-even-at-a-dear-price

Instead of sanctions, we will present Confidence Building Measures, foreign minister Ioannis Kasoulides said in an interview with "K", clarifying that we have already reviewed the policy of sanctions, which until recently was a key issue for Nicosia....

18. Greek Cypriots in last ditch effort to 'save Varosha'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-in-last-ditch-effort-to-save-ghost-town

The foreign minister of the Republic of Cyprus says a proposal to lift international embargos on Ercan airport in the north is “the only way to save Varosha” for Greek Cypriots, but it may be too little too late for the seasoned diplomat as Turkish Cypriots say the ghost town is now off the table...

19. New UK Minister for Europe supports bizonal, bicommunal federation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-uk-minister-for-europe-supports-bizonal-bicommunal-federation

Chris Heaton-Harris, the recently appointed Minister for Europe in the UK government, has reiterated London’s support for the UN-led process to advocate a solution in Cyprus “in line with UN parameters based on the model of a Bi-zonal, Bi-communal Federation with political equality.”...

20. Blinken expresses resolute support for a federal Cyprus settlement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blinken-expresses-resolute-support-for-a-federal-cyprus-settlement

The United States remains resolute in its support of a bi-zonal, bi-communal federation in Cyprus and will continue to work in that direction US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday while welcoming Cyprus’ Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides in Washington....

21. Greek Cypriots fear Trojan horse in ghost town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-see-trojan-horse-in-ghost-town

Greek Cypriot officials in the south are calling once again on Varosha title deed holders to stay away from a “legal trap” in the north, pointing to Ottoman religious foundations officially acknowledged as interested parties by a commission that examines property claims in the divided island’s ghost town...

22. Security Council renews UNFICYP but scolds both sides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-renews-unficyp-but-scolds-both-sides

The Security Council on Thursday renewed the mandate for the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for another six months, but not without causing angst in both sides of the divided island...

23. Security Council expected to renew UNFICYP mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-council-expected-to-renew-unficyp-mandate

The UN Security Council is expected to approve a resolution on Thursday morning (New York time) that will renew the mandate of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for six months, until July 31st, 2022....

24. Tatar: A campaign to recognize the pseudo-state

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-a-campaign-to-recognize-the-pseudo-state

25. Turkey's claim for a two-state solution is unacceptable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-claim-for-a-two-state-solution-is-unacceptable

Cyprus’ Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides was received on Wednesday by the President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou during his official visit to Greece....

26. Tatar: The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-the-wealth-of-the-eastern-mediterranean-is-common

The wealth of the eastern Mediterranean is common, said Turkish leader Ersin Tatar, adding that they are obliged to defend their rights to the end....

27. Turkey’s accession negotiations at standstill, according to General Affairs Council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-s-accession-negotiations-at-standstill-according-to-general-affairs-council

Turkey continues to move further away from the European Union and its accession negotiations “therefore effectively (negotiations) have come to a standstill and no further chapters can be considered for opening or closing ...

28. An American president with special knowledge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/an-american-president-with-special-knowledge

Criticism of Turkish practices by the international community is a recurrent feature in world politics. ...

29. EU to stand with Cyprus on migration, says Commission Vice President Schinas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-stand-with-cyprus-on-migration-says-commission-vice-president-schinas

The EU will stand with Cyprus in matters pertaining to migration, European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas pledged on Tuesday....

30. Cyprus hopes for Turkey’s dress down in December

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-still-hopes-for-turkey-s-dress-down-in-december

Nicosia says it is displeased over delays in reprimanding Turkey over actions in Varosha, while also expressing readiness to support punishing Ankara over its stance on migration...

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